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David Skinner

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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published (2012)
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English
3.02 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Easy-to-read exposé about the furor surrounding Webster's International Dictionary, Third Edition, published in 1961, 27 years after the Second Edition. Changes in linguistics—and differing schools of thought on what should be included in a dictionary itself—account for much of t...
The Story of Ain't LP: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published (2012)
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English
3.03 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This is less the story of ain't than it is the story of how our view of what's slang and what should be included in a dictionary has changed over time.I enjoyed the story of the making of Webster's Third, but I thought it was confusingly arranged at times. There was a whole lot o...
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