Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 08:15:57 EST From: simon[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CVAX.IPFW.INDIANA.EDU Subject: Re: PC Dictionaries? Jesse, I think Merriam Webster is singled out because it's "Webster" and that means "dictionary" and or even "The Dictionary"--as in "go check your Webster's" (= go check your dictionary). beth simon assistant professor, linguistics and english indiana university purdue university simon[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]