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King James Bible

‘Fly in the ointment’? Assessing the influence of the King James Bible (1611)

Please note: several of the following links to dictionary content require subscriber access  to the OED Online. What is the influence of the King James Bible (1611) on the English language? The claims have sometimes been quite extraordinary, and with the 400th anniversary of publication falling in 2011, the exaggerations have been growing. In an [...]