Clarence L. Barnhart and Quotations for New Words in American Dictionaries David K. Barnhart Clarence Barnhart's interest in die changing English vocabulary can be traced at least to his association with I. Willis Russell. The first recognition of Barnhart's contributions was in the OctoberDecember 1945 issue of "Among the New Words" in American Speech. Their regular correspondence seems to have started before die first letter in Barnhart's files, which is dated January 26, 1948, a note about other work that pressed Barnhart to resign from die Committee on New Words. Later that same year a letter of Barnhart's reveals that new words were still on his mind: Thank you very much for the answer to my question [concerning] the first occurrence of an acronym. Allen Walker Read interested in first quotations of the use of acronym. ... I still have not received the appropriation [from the publisher] which will enable me to work on new words, but I rather look for- cites the same source but mentions a Professor Pearce who is ward to getting it between now and the first of the year. I will let you know just as soon as I get the money. You
Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America – Dictionary Society of North America
Published: Apr 4, 1995
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