Are Dictionaries Becoming Obsolete?

WSJ – “Dictionaries are, after all, giant databases of words compiled by lexicographers who investigate word usages and meanings. These days, however, Google is our database of meaning. Want to know how to spell assiduous? Type it incorrectly and Google will reply, in its kind-hearted way: “Did you mean: assiduous”? Why yes, Google, I did.” (via)

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