LDL Book Club - "Word by Word: the secret life of dictionaries" by Kory Stamper

LDL Book Club - "Word by Word: the secret life of dictionaries" by Kory Stamper
Thursday, February 22
7:00-8:30 p.m.
Program Room B
The Loutit District Library Book Club will meet to discuss this month's selection, Word by Word: the secret life of dictionaries by Kory Stamper. With sharp wit and irreverence, Kory Stamper cracks open the complex, obsessive world of lexicography, from the agonizing decisions about what and how to define, to the knotty questions of usage in an ever-changing language. She explains why the small words are the most difficult to define, how it can take nine months to define a single word, and how our biases about language and pronunciation can have tremendous social influence. 
 
Pick up a copy of the book at the Adult Information Desk and join us for a fun and lively discussion. If you have questions about the book club, please contact Laura in Adult Services at 616-842-5560, ext. 220 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Event Properties

Event Date 02-22-2018 7:00 pm
Event End Date 02-22-2018 8:30 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Location
Loutit District Library
407 Columbus Ave, Grand Haven, MI 49417, USA
Loutit District Library
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