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April 14, 1828

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1828 the first edition of Noah Webster’s dictionary was published under the name “American Dictionary of the English Language.” The English ridiculed Mr. Webster’s countrified little work and joked that he didn’t even spell glamour correctly until they realized Mr. Webster’s dictionary had 3,476 more words than their own … Continue reading

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