gneeric "Websters"

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Mon Jul 19 15:40:00 UTC 1999

In a message dated 7/19/99 11:21:24 AM, Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM writes
(quoting someone else):

<< Why would any scholar forget to check the OXFORD version of Websters??>>

This is really an interesting use of "Websters"! This is like saying, "the
SCOTT version of Kleenex" or "the GE version of Hoover"; apparently
"Websters" has now become totally generic, like aspirin. Some people in
Massachusetts are not going to like this one bit.

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