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Webster's Dictionary publication anniversary

Webster's Dictionary.pngOn April 14, 1828, Noah Webster, a Yale-educated lawyer, first published his American Dictionary of the English Language. This dictionary was one of the first to include distinctly American words. To find out more about some of these more than 10,000 "Americanisms," check out Websterisms : a collection of words and definitions set forth by the founding father of American English .


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