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David Skinner

David Skinner

Office of Publications


Floor: 4

Phone: (202) 606-8448


David Skinner is Director of Publications. He is the editor of Humanities magazine. A writer as well, Skinner is the author of The Story of Ain’t: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published. He is on the usage panel of the American Heritage Dictionary, and has written about language and usage in the Weekly Standard, Slate, the Wall Street Journal, and the New York Times