Grant Barrett

Lexicographer, Author

1970 –

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Who is Grant Barrett?

Grant Barrett is an American lexicographer, specializing in slang, jargon and new usage. He is also co-host and co-producer of the nationwide public radio show A Way With Words, and editor of the Official Dictionary of Unofficial English, the Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang, and the award-winning web site Double-Tongued Dictionary. He is also the vice president of communications and technology for the American Dialect Society, a former member of the editorial review board for the academic journal American Speech, former editor of the journal's "Among the New Words" column, and founder of the online dictionary Wordnik.

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on July 23, 2013

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