[Ads-l] The OED's "little person"?

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jun 18 14:19:03 UTC 2015


OED3 (Sept. 2014) defines "little person" as "a person who is exceptionally short genetically, a dwarf".
Should this be expanded to include "midget"?  Not all midgets are dwarfs.

Joel

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