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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Today in history

On this date, April 14, 1828, lexicographer Noah Webster publishes the first edition of his American Dictionary of the English Language, a major landmark in the question to get Americans to use straightforward, proper English.

Lawyers immediately decide to ignore the new development.

[Frank Snyder]

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