National Dictionary Day

A day for lexicographers everywhere, Dictionary Day was founded to celebrate the achievements and contributions of Noah Webster (on his birthday) – the father of the modern dictionary. Here is an opportunity to learn some new words?

Quotes on dictionary:

•”I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.” – Steven Wright

•”The word impossible is not in my dictionary.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

•”Dictionary – opinion expressed as truth in alphabetical order.” – John Ralston Saul

•”The trouble with the dictionary is that you have to know how a word is spelled before you can look it up to see how it is spelled.” – Will Cuppy

•”The scholars and poets of an earlier time can be read only with a dictionary to help.” – Carl Sandburg

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