C. K. Ogden (70 words)

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Preliminary Entry: Linguist who co-authored the seminal text The Meaning of Meaning and developed the system of Basic English, which he described as “A language of eight hundred and fifty English words which will say clearly and simply almost everything we normally say with fifteen or twenty thousand” and which was enthusiastically promoted by Winston Churchill. See our entry on I. A. Richards, Ogden's friend and collaborator, for more information

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Editors. "C. K. Ogden". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 17 August 2005
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