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Erin McKean:
The joy of lexicography

TED2007 · 15:50 · Filmed Mar 2007
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Erin McKean: The joy of lexicography
15:50 · Filmed March 2007 at TED2007 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

Is the beloved paper dictionary doomed to extinction? In this infectiously exuberant talk, leading lexicographer Erin McKean looks at the many ways today's print dictionary is poised for transformation.

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As the co-founder of Reverb Technologies, the maker of the online dictionary Wordnik, Erin McKean is reshaping how we interact with language itself. Full bio
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