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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