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Articles with keyword "Lexicography"

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The American Language

A historical database of English in the U.S.

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A Labor of Love

Covering the English language from the Norman Conquest to the advent of printing, the Middle English Dictionary is published.

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Life Among the Lexicographers

The Dictionary of American Regional English records what is local about our language.

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Words. Words. Words.

A new edition of Samuel Johnson’s landmark dictionary illuminates his methods.

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Words of America

The final volume of the Dictionary of American Regional English approaches

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Ain’t That the Truth

Webster's Third: The Most Controversial Dictionary in the English Language.

Samuel Johnson's 1755 Dictionary

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What Samuel Johnson Really Did

He made dictionaries matter.

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Violent But Charming

The Dictionary of Old English explores the brutality and elegance of our ancestral tongue.