So then I said, my, the OED is a handy thing to have around. How happy I am that Mr Pedia brought one into the marriage as his dowry. I wonder if I can get access to it online for some kind of reasonable fee. I looked: 300 bucks a year to subscribe to the online service. Amazon will sell you a new copy of the compact edition for $250, so that yearly sub rate is looking like a bad deal.
All of which reminds me that it's long past time for me to resume working through Wheelock's Latin. My London trip interrupted that project, but I no longer have an excuse.