DEAR RICHARD LEDERER: In reading a short biography of Noah Webster ... 12,000 of which had never been in a dictionary before. Webster published the result, An American Dictionary of the English ...
This article has been excerpted from Peter Martin’s forthcoming book, THE DICTIONARY WARS: The American Fight over the English Language ... He is the author of several books, including Samuel Johnson: ...
And that’s not all — there you’ll also find links to further investigate the word on Google or Wikipedia. Though this dumps you ... Clicking on this will take you to the new Oxford American Dictionary ...
"This is my dream job; I love biography," Kendall said as he toured several ... "And he's thinking of writing a unified dictionary of British and American English, out of desperation, and ... he tries ...
The list of 50 words and phrases was compiled by the Dictionary of American Regional English ... programmes to take on the challenge is Thomas Daly’s history podcast American Biography. Daly said he ...
Gladys Bentley, a blues singer and lesbian icon ... Niven is executive editor of the Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography, the Dictionary of African Biography, and the African ...
He has installed on his computer and smartphone digital versions of many of the same works on his shelves, as well as the mammoth Dictionary of National Biography ... Encyclopedia on “the ...
Special thanks to the Dictionary of American Slang, Dictionary of American Regional English ... (Images and footage provided by Shutterstock, transcript provided by Nerdfighteria Wiki.) Hi. I'm John ...
In January, the English-language version of the online encyclopedia had over 8.2 billion page views, more than 2000 percent higher than other online reference sites such as IMDb or ... (e.g., ...
An American family which held a unique and very valuable ... He has been recognised for his talented work in the Dictionary of Irish Biography and in the prestigious Cambridge History of Irish ...