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DC Call No. 413.028 S783W
ISBN 9781101870945 (hbk.)
Author Stamper, Kory
Title Word by word : the secret life of dictionaries / Kory Stamper.
Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c2017.
Physical Description xiii, 296 p.
Content Note Hrafnkell: on falling in love -- But: on grammar -- It's: on "grammar" -- Irregardless: on wrong words -- Corpus: on collecting the bones -- Surfboard: on defining -- Pragmatic: on examples -- Take: on small words -- Bitch: on bad words -- Posh: on etymology and linguistic originalism -- American dream: on dates -- Nuclear: on pronunciation -- Nude: on correspondence -- Marriage: on authority and the dictionary -- Epilogue: the damnedest thing.
Subject Lexicography -- History
Subject Encyclopedias and dictionaries -- History and criticism
Subject Lexicographers -- Biography
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