Read about the next gen of lexicographers, including a 33-year-old editor-in-chief of the Oxford American Dictionary, and the 38-year-old "second-in-command" at the American Heritage Dictionary who has the phonetic vowel chart tatooed across his back. And many more!
March 19, 2005
Arts: In Land of Lexicons, Having the Last Word
By STRAWBERRY SAROYAN
Erin McKean is part of the next wave of top lexicographers who have already or may soon take over guardianship of the nation's language.