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"Word by Word," by Kory Stamper. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

In her 2017 book "Word By Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaires," Merriam-Webster lexicographer Kory Stamper goes deep into how words are included and defined in the dictionary.

Here & Now's Robin Young revisits her conversation with Stamper (@KoryStamper) from last March.

This segment aired on March 5, 2018.

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