From: Jeffrey Gibson (
Date: Tue Oct 29 1996 - 10:36:11 EST

Regarding the pronunciation of Liddell -- my recollection of every one I
knew (and know) at Oxford who referred to LSJ was that Liddell was indeed
pronounced LIDdell (as in little). Moreover, they often recited a
LIDdell ditty about the original pair of lexicographers that went:

     Said Liddell to Scott,
     "That's the lot!"


Jeffrey Gibson

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