POOT-yin/POOCH-in (prons in dicts)

jester at PANIX.COM jester at PANIX.COM
Wed Aug 9 17:47:49 UTC 2000

>  But, note that the new Web New World 4th ed. (1999) now has no pron
> key in the text, just a note sending users to the front matter.  The
> WNW folks have decided that the space for more entries is more
> valuable than the pron key being printed 750 or so times.  I think
> they made a sound decision.

Random House made such a decision in 1997 or 1998 or so, by the way.

Jesse Sheidlower

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