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There Are No Words To Live By

Watching the news the other day, it occurred to me that people who have ‘words to live by’ often begin to attack and even kill others. I thought back to my own angry youth, when I could easily use words…

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Do Words Get Removed From A Dictionary If They Are Not Used?

Do words get removed from a dictionary if they are not used? The Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary [OED] is generally regarded as the single most comprehensive record of the English language to exist. Included in this work are many thousands…