The Birth of Venus, by Sandro Botticelli, c. 1485. Uffizi Gallery, Florence. 

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Volume IV, Number 1 | winter 2011

I would much rather have men ask why I have no statue than why I have one.

- Cato the Elder, c. 184 BC

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LQ Podcast

#07 Kory Stamper

Lewis Lapham talks with Kory Stamper, lexicographer at Merriam-Webster and the author of Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries.     More