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“Time-Travel” With Merriam-Webster To Learn When Words Entered The English Language

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Time-Traveler is a feature at the Merriam-Webster Dictionary site that lets you choose any date going back to 1500. Then, it will show you what words entered the English language during that year.

It’s pretty neat, and The New Yorker just ran a column about it, Time-Travelling with Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary.

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