Oct. 16, 2021

Noah Webster, Crushed Garlic, and Limburger Cheese

Noah Webster, Crushed Garlic, and Limburger Cheese

Born on this day in 1758 in West Hartford, Connecticut, Noah Webster https://www.onthisday.com/people/noah-webster https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noah_Webster an American lexicographer, textbook pioneer, English-language spelling reformer, political writer, editor, and author.

And so, in honor of Noah Webster’s birthday, today is Dictionary Day https://nationaltoday.com/dictionary-day/

Today's word is contretemps    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contretemp

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