Who Edits the Dictionary?

Nine times, the Merriam-Webster dictionary gets edited. And still, users report errors. But what do you expect from 3000 pages of four-point type? Today, in my How To column at Copyediting.com, I speak with Kory Stamper, associate editor at Merriam-Webster, about editing the dictionary.

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tabbed dictionary pagesPhoto by Andy Simmons, used under CC BY-ND 2.0 license.