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Dr Johnson's syllables - selections from his dictionary

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Simon Elmes Simon Elmes 08:23, Thursday, 10 September 2009

Frontispiece from Dr Johnson's dictionary

Editor's note - Simon Elmes is Radio 4's Creative Director, producer of some of the network's most important arts programming and author of a history of Radio 4. He's recorded 18 definitions from Dr Johnson's great 1755 dictionary for broadcast between programmes between 5 and 18 September - from 'art' to 'world', via 'credit', 'mayor' and 'woman'. I asked him to record a short item about the task. SB.

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