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Reading the OED by Ammon Shea
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Nov 05, 08

bookshelves: for-fun, nerd-literature
Recommended for: word nerds only!
Read in January, 2008, read count: 1

I love the fact someone else out there reads dictionaries! Shea records his descent into the OED and brings us along for the ride. My favorite part was about the library basement and all of its inhabitants. Oh...the part about the library types killed me. Very true!

The words he includes cracked me up. I started using happify around my students (once I gave them the etymology).
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