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Celebrating Noah Webster
Where We Live - with John Dankosky
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10/20/2008
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Arthur Schulman, talks about his new book, Websterisms.

 

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Last week was the 250th anniversary of Noah Webster's birthday. The Connecticut native is known as the Founding Father of American English, who tirelessly built the first American dictionary, a process that took 28 years and ruffled a lot of feathers.

Today on Where We Live, we'll talk with Arthur Schulman, the author of the new book Websterisms, about Noah Webster and what makes American English American.

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