William Safire dead at 79

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Sun Sep 27 19:02:54 UTC 2009

Safire, who was 79, died at a hospice in Rockville, Maryland, the
Times said. An aide to Safire said he had suffered from cancer.


Safire will be remembered by many of us for trusting us to help him
with his research, promoting our books in a place of prestige, and
giving the country a jumping-off point for popular discussions of

Grant Barrett
grantbarrett at gmail.com

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

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