The Professor and the Madman 

A professor begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a doctor at an insane asylum.

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Henry Bradley
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Charles Hall
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Alfred Minor
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Joseph
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Minor's Father
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Parfit
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Henry Liddell
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Lambeth Man
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A professor begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid 19th century and receives over 10,000 entries from a doctor at an insane asylum.

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Mel Gibson bought the rights to the Simon Winchester book " The Surgeon of Crowthorne " in 1999, and it took 17 years for him to get it to the screen. See more »

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