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Googling for New Words

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Googling for New Words

Googling for New Words

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Erin McKean, editor of The New Oxford American Dictionary, discusses how lexicographers are using technology in their search for new vocabulary and the changing meaning of words. The newest edition of the dictionary hits bookstores this month.