Date: Thu, 23 Feb 1995 19:59:54 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: "different than" > Merriam-Webster's WEBSTER'S DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH USAGE (1989) has a nice > [....] > All dialectologists (and others who are concerned with usage) should have a > copy of this valuable resource. The entries are rather full, with a history When I was trying to find historical information on "ain't" a few years ago, I found _Webster's Dictionary of English Usage_ by far the most useful resource. --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]