OED on 60 Minutes (Was Re: to suss (Was Re: dwarves etc.))

GSCole gscole at ARK.SHIP.EDU
Wed Mar 7 21:34:41 UTC 2001

Seems to be at least a partial transcript of the Jesse Sheidlower
segment on 60 Minutes II, at:


I think that the 'critic' who was interviewed for the 60 Minutes "War On
Words" segment is Brian Sewell, an art critic for a London newspaper.

At the above site, there is a link for those who have the ability to
view multimedia video on their computers.  There are other related
links, including one that reads: The OED asks the public for help in
tracking down information about words.

Further commentary about the Sheidlower interview at "Queen's English
Vs. Yadda Yadda":

General 60 Minutes II page at:

The above sites are offered for information purposes only; without
judgment about the validity of the information presented.

George Cole   gscole at ark.ship.edu
Shippensburg University

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