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Category Archives: Samuel Johnson

Johnson: The Rambling Teacher

Posted by: Ioan Stoica Samuel Johnson published the first article of The Rambler in March, 1750; by March 1752, when he had done, he had published 208 articles. The Rambler … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Book of English

Posted by Diana Esquivel Think of a moment when you have experienced acute memory loss while spelling a word, or a time you weren’t sure of the correct definition of … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ever Changing English

Posted by: Kathryn Concepcion “Total and sudden transformations of a language seldom happen.”  These words were written by Samuel Johnson, father of the English dictionary, in the Preface to A … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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