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Spoken Arts: Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

By Mary Van Vorst

Buffalo, NY – In Samuel Johnson's 248-year-old dictionary, the word "politician" is defined this way: "A man of artifice, one of deep contrivance." In a review of a new edition of the dictionary, one writer noted of that 248-year-old definition, "How in tune with the times can you be?"

The editor of the new edition is Jack Lynch. He joins WBFO's Mary Van Vorst for a special edition of Spoken Arts. Please click the "listen" icon above.