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- -: Erin McKean: Redefining the dictionary

August 30, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

http://www.ted.com Is the beloved paper dictionary doomed to extinction? In this infectiously exuberant talk, leading lexicographer Erin McKean looks at the many ways today's print dictionary is poised for transformation. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from ...

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- -: Wordmaking: What it take to succeed in hacking English...

October 9, 2007 (over 10 years ago)

Google Tech Talks July 17, 2007 ABSTRACT Earn the basics of word formation in English, get "raw materials" for new words, and invent your own word (and have it critiqued) before you let it loose into the English language. The maker of the "best new word" (as voted on by the participants) will w...

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Erin McKean: Erin McKean Redefines the Dictionary

March 1, 2007 (about 11 years ago)

Erin McKean shows how dictionaries shouldn't be objectively constrained by structure, form and connotation to be able to shift the study of words into a more scientific manner.

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