Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Dec 4 01:35:18 UTC 2005

The term "graf," I guess, is journalistese for "paragraph."  I don't see
it in the OED or Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate.  Is this a fairly
common word that has eluded the dictionaries?

Fred Shapiro

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