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It Took Centuries for This Phrase to Take on Its Current Meaning…Hear the Journey!

We always learn and journey with each visit with our friends at the Noah Webster House. Hear how former museum Executive Director Jenn Matos takes us from a simple 18th century practice...weaves in fantastic references from literary works...and ends up with the current symbol of bureaucracy. All 125 episodes of Noah Webster's Words are available for iCRV members....

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Noah Webster's WORDS

A tribute to the framer of how Americans embraced and applied the English language, this program is a "tip of the cap" to the one many refer to as the "Father of American Scholarship and Education." Join us for the Word of the Week and other fun!