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Saturday, May 2, 2020

The Grand Dutchess of dictionaries has met her demise.

photo by Emon Hassan

Adler sent this over. She sounds like a very interesting person. My kind of gal. A collector of dictionaries.

Madeline Kripke - dead of covid-19 virus. The empress of etymology has embarked into eschatology.
I realized that dictionaries were each infinitely explorable so they opened me to new possibilities in a mix of serendipity, discovery and revelation. Madeline Kripke
The Times article led me to this Narratively website, which looks really good too.

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