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NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS John Algeo (with Adele Algeo) leads the effort producing "Among the New Words" for j4mericara Speech. Allen Walker Read has designated Professor Algeo to bring to completion the long-awaited Dictionary of Briticisms. Richard W. Bailey is Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. He is editor of Dictionaries. Robert K. Barnhart is the editor of such dictionaries as the Barnhart Dictionary of Etymology, the American Heritage Dictionary of Science, and the World Book Dictionary. His most recent publication is the Third Barnhart Dictionary of New English: Three Decades of Changes and Additions to the English Language (with Sol Steinmetz and Clarence L. Barnhart, 1990). Henry Bradley (1845-1923) translated into English and expanded Franz Stratmann's important dictionary of Middle English (1864-67, 1873, 1878). In 1887, he became the second editor of the Philological Society's New English Dictionary. Lesley S. Burnett is Editor in Chief of the New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, which is currently in preparation at Oxford University Press. She studied English language at the universities of Edinburgh and Oxford before joining the staff of the Supplement to the OED in 1974, whence she graduated to the SOED in the early 1980s. 289 290Notes on Contributors Frederic G. Cassidy is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English. Thomas J. Creswell, Professor Emeritus of English at Chicago State University, is author of Usage in Dictionaries and Dictionaries of Usage, Nos. 63-64 of Publications of the American Dialect Society, University of Alabama, 1975; a consultant on usage, and co-author of the front matter essay on usage in the Random House Dictionary of the English Language, Second Edition. He is currently (1989-90) president of the American Dialect Society and chair (1989-93) of the Nominating Committee of DSNA. Marsha L. Dutton is an assistant professor of English at Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana. Her primary areas of research are Middle English anchoritic literature and twelfthcentury Cistercian spirituality. She was from 1986-89 a research editor on the Middle English Dictionary. Thierry Fontenelle and Jocelyne Vanandroye are assistants at the University of Liège, Belgium. The main areas of research of the Liège English Department are machinereadable dictionaries, machine translation (EUROTRA), and computer-aided language teaching. David L. Gold is a co-editor of the Jewish Language Review (published by the Association for the Study of Jewish Languages), special contributing editor for entries of Jewish interest in the Third College Edition of Webster's New World Dictionary, and compiler of Jewish entries in the Dictionary of Surnames, both recently published. He is a member of the senior faculty of the Department of Hebrew Language and of the Yiddish Studies Program at the University of Haifa. Ted Haebler is a life-member of the Dictionary Society of North America. In addition to his interest in WNID3 he has Notes on Contributors291 compiled bibliographies on the Webster-Worcester dictionary "wars" and on the reception of the OED. John McCluskey is a professor of English at the University of Tennessee at Martin. He is currently compiling from nineteenth- century Irish novels a glossary of "Irishisms" unrecorded in the OED. He has in the past published articles in language in Tennessee Linguistics. Herbert C. Morton had a NEH Fellowship in 1989 to support his research on Philip Gove and W'ebster's Third New International Dictionary. An editor and economist, he received a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and taught at Minnesota and at Dartmouth College. He has been director of the publishing programs at the Brookings Institution and Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C, and is a former Associate Commissioner of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. He is a consulting editor of Scholarly Publishing and a board member of Book Review Quarterly. He is currently writing a popular book about Philip Gove and the controversy over Webster's Third New International Dictionary . He would be pleased to hear from anyone who knew Gove or has other information that might be useful. Daniel Noland is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington...


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