Simon Winchester discusses his book The Meaning of Everything: The Story of the Oxford English Dictionary.
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Treuer, in this, is the representative of the Ojibwe, but already while listening, I wondered how an Indian and his brother can have such German sounding names. And it turns out that they are the sons of a holocaust survivor from Austria. That aspect is no touched upon during the program, but can be found in the uncut version of Krista Tippett’s interview with David Treuer