Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Fri Jun 9 14:48:34 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 10:28:05AM -0400, George Thompson wrote:
> In addition to the text, there is a fine illustration of some words
> grovelling abjectly at the feet of a lexicographer, hoping that he
> will benignly smile upon them and admit them to his dictionary.  (At
> first glance I thought the lexicographer bore a striking resemblance
> to our Jesse Sheidlower, but it must be co-incidental; he probably
> wasn't that well known in the field in 1923.)

I like this so much I have put the image up on the web:


Jesse Sheidlower

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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