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Barbara Reynolds, Dante scholar - obituary

Scholar of Dante who was better known as the biographer of Dorothy L Sayers


Jakob Grimm (right) 1785-1863, (Ger.) philologist folklorist, with brother Wilhelm Grimm (left) 1786-1859, collected Grimm's Fairy Tales.


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from Mental Floss

12 Things to Know About Merriam-Webster Lexicographer Kory Stamper

What's it like to be a lexicographer ? 12 Things to Know About Merriam-Webster Lexicographer Kory Stamper | Mental Floss

from Grammarly Blog

Ten Words You Need to Look Up in the Dictionary Today

October 16 is Dictionary Day in the United States, the day we commemorate the greatest and most influential American lexicographer, Noah Webster. He was born…

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Best Job Ever: Lexicographer Erin McKean of

from Bloomsbury Publishing

The Lexicographer's Dilemma

In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers-those who have tried to regulate or otherwise organize the way we speak. The Lexicographer's Dilemma poses a pair of questions-what does proper English mean, and who gets to say what's right? Our ideas of correct or proper English have a history, and today's debates over the state of the language-whether about Ebonics in schools, the unique use of language in a South Park episode, or split infinitives in the Times-make sense…


Maybe You Like Comma Splices, Maybe You Don't


Author/lexicographer Marc Okrand, the creator of Klingon language for the Star Trek TV series, being bodily carried by two men made-up & wearing costumes as Klingons while reading his book THE KLINGON DICTIONARY at the Air & Space Museum. (Photo by Robert Sherbow/The LIFE Images Collection/Getty Images)

C. T. Onions A grammarian, lexicographer, fourth editor of the Dictionary, a co-editor (with Craigie) of the 1933 Supplement, Onions was born in Edgbaston, Birmingham, the son of a designer and embosser of metals, and exhibited an early interest in grammar. He obtained a London BA in 1892 and an MA in 1895, both while attending Mason College, Birmingham. A professor of English at the College introduced Onions to James Murray and in September of his final year, Murray invited Onions to join…