A recent article in The Times concerned the final of a Spelling Bee associated with that newspaper.
When asked what he would do when he grows up, one of the winning twelve-year-old contestants is reported to have said, "I will be a lexicographer... No wait! A lawyer. I will do lexicography in my spare time".
Wednesday, 19 August 2009
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Uncle P, you must quickly take him under your wing and introduce to the wonders of lexicography, so that he leaves behind those childhood dreams of law and lawyerhood!
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