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Steeped in a rich history that dates back to the 12th century, Oxford University stands as a testament to time, a grand institution that remarkably predates even the Aztec Empire. It is here, in this hub of knowledge, that the monumental task of assembling the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was undertaken in the 19th century, a task that spanned over seven decades, and was ironically contributed to by Dr. William Chester Minor, a patient in Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum.

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