Friday Fun Facts: Samuel Johnson
On this day in 1709, Samuel Johnson was born. Among other things, he was a poet, an essayist and an editor. He compiled one of the first dictionaries of the English language. He provided an example from classical literature for every word. His influence had a lasting effect on the English language and literature.
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