Query re the non-divinity of lexicographers

RonButters at AOL.COM RonButters at AOL.COM
Sun May 20 18:25:35 UTC 2001

See also an article in the journal DICTIONARIES several years ago called THE 
DICTIONARY AS WITNESS. And then there is Larry Solan's admirable book, THE 

In a message dated 5/20/2001 7:22:49 AM, dumasb at UTK.EDU writes:


In the courtroom, I have had greatest success when I was able to show varying

entries among several dictionaries. I have published one article that might be


Dumas, Bethany K. 1991. "Humpty–Dumpty and the Law: Definitions in the

Judicial Process." ASTM Standardization News 19.12:52–55.

See also Wash. U. Law Quarterly 73.3 (1995) - "What Is Meaning in a Legal


Bethany >>

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