Amazing! 105-year-old dictionary with over 7,000 pages wows social media users

Image via Ana Jay | Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared
  • A 105-year-old dictionary with more than 7,000 pages was posted in a Facebook group
  • Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared member Ana Jay uploaded a photo of the dictionary that she received from her father
  • The picture captured the attention of thousands group members; getting more than 20,000 reactions, as wells as hundreds of shares and comments

It’s not every day that you see a huge dictionary that has been surviving for more than a century.

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This is just one of the reasons why a 105-year-old dictionary with more than 7,000 pages was has been capturing the attention of social media users since it was posted on the Facebook group Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared by member Ana Jay. Jay shared that she received such old corduroy dictionary from her father.

“I received this 105-year-old corduroy dictionary from my father, and I love it! It has over 7000 pages,” the group member shared in the caption of the photo she uploaded.

As of posting, the photo already got more than 20,000 reactions; as wells as hundreds of shares and comments.

“We had a huge dictionary like that when I was a kid. It was so heavy. My mom use to press flowers between the pages,” Facebook user Phyllis Mancini Hayden shared.

“That is a fantastic book. The second thought after thinking how neat it is was, I wonder how many words that are deemed words we now use that are not in that dictionary,” commented Wayne LaRock.

“OMG! I am soooooo jealous! I love dictionaries, especially the old ones; especially huge, awesomely bound ones! This is awesome,” Danielle Danielle wrote.

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Some have also been requesting some photos of the pages inside the book.

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