“You make them up? I will never look up a word in the dictionary again!” – In case you thought the dictionary came from God, it was not God, it was an unemployed first year linguist …And how the word F*ck got into Merriam-Webster…

From an interview with Lila Gleitman (an American professor of psychology and linguistics at the University of Pennsylvania; an internationally renowned expert on language acquisition and developmental psycholinguistics, focusing on children’s learning of their first language): … 19:18: Lila Gleitman: “And you won’t work with me. You will work with –”…

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New Additions in Literature of the Sacred – Translations of the Bible and the Quran – and The Present State of the Jews (Synagoga Judaica or Juden Schul)

Pentateuch and the First New Testament, printed by William Tyndale (1526) The prophete Ionas with an introduccion, translated by William Tyndale (1531) The Coverdale Bible (1535) The Great Bible (1539) The Geneva Bible (1557) The Bishops’ Bible (1568) The Douay–Rheims Bible, the Douay portion (1610) The…

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