dictionary words, or maybe not
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Thu Jan 20 19:20:23 UTC 2000
>>Bill Bryson notes in Made in America that _light bulb_ isn't findable
>>most (perhaps he even says any) dictionaries.
This may be what was said. If so, it is quite odd. The term _light
bulb_ IS entered in Random House, World Book, Merriam-Webster, American
Heritage, and Encarta. That represents a hefty "minority" (???) of
dictionariy houses in America, I believe!!
David K. Barnhart, Editor
The Barnhart Dictionary Companion
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