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Sokolowski’s Inspiring Word Work

As the editor-at-large of , Peter Sokolowski oversees the dictionary’s print and online content, which, in addition to word definitions, includes podcasts, videos, and blogs. In August Sokolowski and his fellow editors rolled out Time Traveler, a tool that organizes words according to when they were first used in English. He recently discussed ’s newest features, the changing ways in which people use the dictionary,

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