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Re: Exhibit Coverage Continues!

Date:Monday, June 9, 2008, 7:03
In a message dated 6/9/2008 01:58:08 AM Central Daylight Time,
rick@HARRISON.NET writes:

> On Sun, 8 Jun 2008 18:27:30 -0700, Donald Boozer <donaldboozer@...> > wrote: > > >My "conlanging evangelism crusade" of 2008 continues. The exhibit and I > have been > highlighted in an article in the Cleveland Plain Dealer (the major newspaper > of NE Ohio). > > It is a nice article, congratulations. > > I wonder if you would consider sending a clipping of the article to the > editors of the > Merriam-Webster dictionary, along with a note asking them to consider adding > the word > "conlang" to the dictionary? I wonder how many times a word has to appear in > print before > they are willing to add it. >
I just did a google search on "conlang" and got 7310 hits. I expected one to two orders of magnitude more than that. When will appearance in print (I mean only hard copy) cease being a determining factor, and frequency of usage on the internet take its place? stevo </HTML>


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