Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed Jul 8 00:16:11 UTC 2009

At 7/7/2009 08:03 PM, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>Ah, it is in there? Damn, I missed it; I found it in one of
>the later volumes only :-(

You're welcome.  It seems to be genuine, from the title page.  And
ignore the 18th century hits; they're likely merely instances of the
"Vicar of Dibley" phenomenon.  (See the OED's 1538 spelling.)


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