Webster, Noah

He caused the word "waggon" to be spelled  "wagon."
He caused the word "waggon" to be spelled "wagon."




(1758 – 1843) The American lexicographer who created An American Dictionary of the English Language (1828). The first complete American dictionary and the one that standardized American spelling. Before he died, his last words were "The room is growing crepuscular." Click here to view Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913).



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