Noah Webster at 250

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Oct 26 00:29:54 UTC 2008

Quite so. Not to mention Houghton-Mifflin and Houghton Pond, the
latter of which, like Walden Pond, is a "lake," where I come from.
Well, compared to the Great Lakes, I reckon that they are merely


On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 10:22 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
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> At 10/25/2008 01:49 AM, Wilson Gray wrote:
>>Stoughton in Massachusetts is "Stohton."
> As is (Wilson, "you must remember this") Harvard's Houghton.
> Joel
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