Friday, February 24, 2017

"They're Telling the Truth about Words"

"Words belong to everyone. That was Noah Webster's premise, and now, in a world Webster couldn't have imagined, his successors are delivering that message in newly definitive ways. As the rest of us debate the existence of 'alternative facts,' they're keeping it simple:"

James Sullivan at The Boston Globe describes how the Merriam-Webster dictionary continues on in the twenty-first century.

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