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Websterian Weirdies


Darryl Francis


In the course of our logological ramblings, we have noticed a number of strange entries in both the Second and Third Editions of Webster's New International Dictionary. The purpose of this article is to draw the reader's attention to some of these strange entries. To be more precise, we are going to pose a number of questions and let the reader have the pleasure of trying to answer them.