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2017-07-19 09:48:06
Merriam-Webster editor shares the ‘secret life of dictionaries’ (podcast)



We explore the difference between the prescriptivists—whose champion, Bryan A. Garner, writes a column for the ABA Journal—and the descriptivists, and why using the dictionary definition of a word should not end all arguments. We also find out what goes on behind the scenes to produce the newest edition of a Merriam-Webster dictionary.