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We've toiled and we've troubled, and finally our hard work has paid off: the term "DVR" has been accepted by Merriam-Webster in its Eleventh Edition Collegiate Dictionary. Strangely, DVR joins the dictionary at the same time as RPG (or rocket propelled grenade): we're guessing the staff at Merriam-W...

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Remember the good 'ol days when that hundred-pound slab of text was the only way to beef up your vocabulary? Merriam Webster, a well-defined name in the business, has stuffed over 300,000 definitions and 500,000 synonyms onto a 256MB USB drive (with a couple hundred megs to spare, we understand). As...

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Many people have been lamenting the fact that there is no full fledged dictionary available for their iPods, but now they can rejoice. Merriam Webster, working with iPREPpress, has just released an iPod ready version of their dictionary. It'll set you back $9.95 (which is a special introductory pric...

9 years ago 0 Comments