Sunday, June 7, 2015

Dictionaries are fun!

The dictionary invites a playful reading. It challenges anyone to sit down with it in an idle moment only to find an hour gone by without being bored. 

Mortimer Adler, "How to Read a Dictionary" (1941), in Words, Words, Words About Dictionaries 53, 53 (Jack C. Gray ed., 1963). (From Garner’s Usage Tip of the Day)

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