The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Quiz

Simon Winchester
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Chapter 5, which dictionary far surpassed all that came before it? (from Chapter 5, The Big Dictionary Conceived)

2.

What quality did many people who worked on the Oxford English Dictionary admire in Minor? (from Chapter 7, Entering the Lists)

3.

How old was Broadmoor when Minor first arrived? (from Chapter 6, The Scholar in Cell Block Two)

4.

What was the first word of Minor's to be pasted onto a page for the printers? (from Chapter 7, Entering the Lists)

5.

What was the nickname of the Oxford English Dictionary? (from Chapter 5, The Big Dictionary Conceived)

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