gneeric "Websters"

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Wed Jul 21 20:05:49 UTC 1999

Jesse and Scott have pointed out that this word has been generic for
'dictionary' since 1915 or so. Granted; but it's hardly scholarly to use it so
in a research context! (IMHO-- because it's imprecise and suggests ignorance.)
Of course, this Hooser fellow is evidently no scholar anyway.

-- Mark

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