[Ads-l] RIP, Allan Metcalf (1940-2022)

Ben Zimmer bgzimmer at GMAIL.COM
Fri Feb 25 01:17:44 UTC 2022

Longtime ADS executive secretary Allan Metcalf passed away today at the age
of 81. Originator of the society's Word of the Year, author of many
wonderful books on words and their creation, and a great colleague and
mentor, Allan will be sorely missed.


--Ben Zimmer

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

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