Cover of book Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries by Kory Stamper

Do you have strong feelings about the word “irregardless”? Have you ever tried to define the word “is”? Brimming with intelligence and personality, this vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made is a must-read for word mavens.Many of us take dictionaries for granted, and few may realize that the process of writing dictionaries is, in fact, as lively and dyn

Total words: 179
Unique words: 384

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