Samuel Johnson

編製第一本現代的英文字典 (1755) 。

see A_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language

Quote:

  • Dictionaries are like watches; the worst is better than none, and the best cannot be expected to go quite true.
    字典和時鐘一樣,最壞的一種也勝於無,而最好的一種也不能認為是完全準確的。