Bill Webster, a direct descendant of Noah Webster, died on September 24, 2001. In his last letter to the editor, written only three days earlier, he noted "I expect to improve on this, when I get a broader word base. Seams know won nose of a compleat list...Have well over 200, and adding continuously."
Word Ways: Vol. 40
, Article 21.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol40/iss4/21