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Daily Archives: October 16, 2018

Celebrating Dictionary Day and Noah Webster’s Birthday

Celebrating Dictionary Day and Noah Webster’s Birthday

Let’s acknowledge the father of the English Dictionary today. October 16th is considered Dictionary Day.  This day was chosen to coincide with the birthday of Noah Webster, the author of the first American-English language dictionary, “An American Dictionary of the English Language.”  This famed reference book contained seventy thousand words and took Webster roughly twenty-seven