From Noah Webster to Merriam-Webster: Celebrating 200 Years of Dictionary Making in America


Subject:
Dictionaries , English

Description:
In 2006 "Merriam-Webster celebrates the bicentennial anniversary of America's first dictionary, Noah Webster's A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language, published in 1806." The site features a timeline, a list of words appearing for the first time in Webster's 1806 dictionary, and brief background about Noah Webster's spelling reforms. Also includes listings of associated spelling bee events for children and adults. From Merriam-Webster.

Publisher:
Merriam-Webster, Incorporated

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.merriam-webster.com/info/webster-reform.htm


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