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Subject:  Re: Ascenzm, You're the deciding vote Date:  10/9/2012  1:02 PM
Author:  fleg9bo Number:  647876 of 756823

Sure he did.

Dr. Johnson's "A Dictionary of the English Language" was published in 1755


You can't prove that Jefferson had a copy. And even if he did, he would have stopped using it after the Boston Tea party for patriotic reasons.

--fleg
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