Education: What's New from A to Z

Thirteen years had passed since the G. & C. Merriam Co. had published its fifth-edition Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. But Americans had not stopped talking. They had talked so much and so freely that they had kept twelve editors busy listening to all the new noises they made. Last week, with the publication of a brand-new edition ($6 and up), a lot of U.S. talk became official.

There are 125,000 entries in the new dictionary, hundreds of them brand-new words. Many are technical words, a record of what has been going on in science...

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