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The Words Count: A Rantum Scoot through DARE exhibition returns to Madison. Go check it out at Memorial Library on the UW–Madison campus from Nov. 2–Dec. 30, 2015. See more photos.
Words Count: A Rantum Scoot through DARE—An exhibition exploring vocabularies, statistics, and text in the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) by Artist/Text Analyst Carrie Roy with assistance from DARE staff Hall and Schnebly can be seen in the lobby of Memorial Library from Nov. 2-Dec. 30th. Go check it out and tell us what you think!
Joan Houston Hall and Luanne von Schneidemesser at the Dictionary Society of North America (DSNA) Conference in Vancouver, June 2015