[Ads-l] Arnold Zwicky in OED

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at STANFORD.EDU
Sat Jan 25 14:44:37 UTC 2020

> On Jan 25, 2020, at 6:00 AM, Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU> wrote:
> I see that in my last email I misspelled Arnold's name in the heading !
> Fred Shapiro
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> From: American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> on behalf of Shapiro, Fred <fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU>
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> Subject: Arnold Zwidky in OED
> I see in the latest release of new OED entries that Arnold Zwicky's coinage "recency illusion" has been added to the OED.  Congratulations, Arnold !

many thanks, fred.

and i *think* that this is a new misspelling (i have a file somewhere with many dozens).  it's a typewriter typo -- look where the C and D are on a QWERTY keyboard. akin to the relatively frequent ZWIXKY (and ARBOLD).


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