The Story of Ain't

The Story of Ain't

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Created by the most respected American publisher of dictionaries and supervised by the editor Philip Gove, Webster's Third broke with tradition, adding thousands of new words and eliminating "artificial notions of correctness," basing proper usage on how language was actually spoken. The dictionary's revolutionary style sparked what David Foster Wallace called "the Fort Sumter of the Usage Wars." Editors and scholars howled for Gove's blood, calling him an enemy… (more)

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Publisher: HarperCollins (October 09, 2012)

Collection: Harper

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 957 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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