“English is a beautiful, bewildering language, and the deeper you dive into it, the more effort it takes to come up to the surface for air.”
—Kory Stamper, lexicographer and writer, “Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries,” March 2017.
• Editorial Comment: Which explains all the gasping, blue-faced, oxygen-deprived Scrabble people out there.
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