Behind the Dictionary
Lexicographers Talk About Language
April 25, 2013By Neal Whitman
Poking around a mall with his sons, the linguist Neal Whitman came across a sign that said, "Violators will be trespassed." It turns out that the verb trespass has picked up a new meaning in the last twenty years or so, one which hasn't yet made it into any of the dictionaries. Continue reading...