Happy Birthday to our beloved James Murray, the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Here he is in his Scriptorium in Oxford, wearing his John Knox cap and holding a book and a Dictionary quotation slip. We know we’re biased, but we love him.
Image: Courtesy of the OUP Archives

Happy Birthday to our beloved James Murray, the first editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. Here he is in his Scriptorium in Oxford, wearing his John Knox cap and holding a book and a Dictionary quotation slip. We know we’re biased, but we love him.

Image: Courtesy of the OUP Archives