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The 9 Weirdest, Most Controversial Words Added To The Dictionary

(46) Comments | Posted October 11, 2012 | 3:41 PM

Through a hodgepodge cast of linguists, writers, and lexicographers, The Story of Ain't [Harper, $26.99] chronicles how world war, the Great Depression, and other major events shaped Americans' use of English and led the G. and C. Merriam Co.to produce two very different dictionaries: Webster's Second in 1934...

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