Questions about dictionaries
Why do some words enter the dictionary while others don't? How did lexicographers research language before computers were invented? Thought of a word you want to see included in the dictionary?
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Why are dictionaries in alphabetical order?
Have you ever wondered why it is that dictionaries list words in alphabetical order? We answer this and your other questions about dictionaries!
Why do you include vulgar and offensive language in your dictionaries?
Have you ever wondered why our dictionaries include vulgar and offensive language? Our dictionaries are descriptive, and this article explains all.
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