Answers: tracing the birth of words

Here are the authors responsible for these creative coinages. How many did you guess correctly?

Blurb                               Gelett Burgess
Boojum                           Lewis Carroll
Doublethink                   George Orwell
Droog                               Anthony Burgess
Ecdysiast                         H.L. Mencken
Eucatastrophe                J.R.R. Tolkien
Heffalump                       A.A. Milne
Intensify                          Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Serendipity                     Horace Walpole
Witticism                        John Dryden
Sensuous                        John Milton

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