London Times calls The Story of Ain’t “implausibly entertaining”

StoryOfAint_5_30“A book about a dictionary may sound a dry read. I’ve found one that’s implausibly entertaining. It’s a recent American book calledThe Story of Ain’t by David Skinner and it describes the making ofWebster’s Third New International Dictionary of the English Language of 1961.”

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  1. Gavin Dunnet says:

    Love your book, Story of Ain’t. Great writing and storytelling. The latter the most important, always.

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