Tuesday, April 11, 2006

noah webster and his dictionary

noah webster - Google Search

Noah Webster (October 16, 1758May 28, 1843) was an American lexicographer, textbook author, Bible translator, spelling reformer, writer, and editor.
he has been called the "Father of American Scholarship and Education."

His Blue-backed Speller books taught five generations of children in the United States how to spell and read, and in the U.S. his name became synonymous with "dictionary,"

especially the modern Merriam-Webster dictionary which was first published in 1828 as An American Dictionary of the English Language.

Noah Webster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1780's Noah Webster was also an outspoken Antifederalist, ... In 1806 Noah Webster published A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language

Merriam-Webster Online

Searchable Webster's 1828 dictionary is brilliant


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