The Meaning of Everything

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The Meaning of Everything
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AuthorSimon Winchester
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication date
October 14, 2004

The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary is a 2003 book by Simon Winchester. It concerns the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary under the editorship of James Murray and others, one aspect of which Winchester had previously written about in 1998 in The Surgeon of Crowthorne: A Tale of Murder, Madness and the Love of Words.