DEMOCRATS: Carter's Road Show

Though the suspense-filled Republican struggle has temporarily forced Jimmy Carter out of the spotlight, the Democratic presidential nominee is in no danger of reverting to the "Jimmy who?" of pre-primary days. He is, in fact, continuing to exude—and to convey—such an aura of confidence that editors of the Scribner-Bantam English Dictionary have thrown caution to the winds. For a new edition to appear next January, they drafted an entry reading: "Carter, James /kart'ar/ n (1924-) 39th president of the U.S. 1977-." Although the listing can be deleted if Carter should lose the...

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