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“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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