Fwd: Dictionary inclusion of unworthy words

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Mon Sep 23 17:28:57 UTC 2002

On Mon, Sep 23, 2002 at 01:21:09PM -0400, Evan Morris wrote:
> At 11:18 AM 9/23/2002, you wrote:
> >
> >I wonder why the local TV channel doesn't ask the OED to comment
> >on why the OED includes slang words like _phat_.
> >
> >Jesse "Not that I don't have enough to do anyway, but really" Sheidlower
> Because they don't want to have to fly you over from England?

That might be relevant if I were in England, but given that
I'm actually on 35th and Madison in NYC, it hardly seems a


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