Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Sat Jun 14 17:42:03 UTC 2008

 From a friend:

>When Burne-Jones's wife was taking Latin lessons, he wrote to a friend
>that she was "lexicious" deep in languages.

(Edward Burne-Jones was an English artist and designer, associated
with the Pre-Raphaelite movement, and worked with William Morris.)

Not in the OED.


The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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