Samuel Johnson has nearly completed his dictionary, and visits his sponsor the Prince Regent. Unfortunately, the illiterate Baldrick burns the manuscript leaving Blackadder the impossible task of recreating in one weekend what it took Johnson nearly a decade to write.
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Blackadder refers to his novel as a "roller-coaster". This term was coined by two Americans in 1887, when King George IV (the Prince Regent) had been dead for 57 years. See more
Not only have you impecuniated my dictionary, you have also lost the chance to act as patron to the only book in the world that is even better!
Oh. And what is that, sir? "Dictionary 2: The Return of the Killer Dictionary"?