Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries
Tuesday March 28, 2017
With sharp wit and irreverence, author Kory Stamper cracks open the complex, obsessive world of lexicography--from the agonizing decisions about what and how to define, to the knotty questions of usage in an ever-changing language. Throughout, she brings to life the hallowed halls of Merriam-Webster, a world inhabited by quirky, erudite individuals who quietly shape the way we communicate.
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