Kory Stamper is a lexicographer (that is, a writer and editor of dictionaries) who worked for nearly two decades at Merriam-Webster (the dictionary). She has written and appeared in the "Ask the Editor" video series at Merriam-Webster, and has traveled around the world giving talks and lectures on language and lexicography. Her writing has appeared in a number of publications, including The Washington Post, The Guardian and The New York Times. You can find her blog at harmlessdrudgery.com. A medievalist by training, she knows a number of languages, most of them dead. She drinks more coffee and owns more dictionaries than is good for anyone.
Word by Word
- The Secret Life of Dictionaries
- By: Kory Stamper
- Narrated by: Kory Stamper
- Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made - a must-listen for word mavens....
Kory should narrate more Audible books!
- By R. Stern on 04-24-17
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