An educator and author of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, best known for his American Dictionary of the English Language and Blue-Backed Speller. He worked for the establishment of a distinctive American version of the English language; for example, he insisted on spellings such as wagon, center, and honor in place of the standard British waggon, centre, and honour.
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Of the three nominated, Webster did the best, receiving 12 votes, Gohmert and Yoho received three and two votes, respectively.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But just as the Solloway family was about to leave Noah saw Scotty, punched him, and strangled him.
Most critically, the split perspectives of Noah and Alison need to marry more elegantly.
He died in a car crash on the way to the hospital where she gave birth to her son, Samuel (Noah Wiseman).
Product placement aside, the idea that animals go to heaven raises a whole host of interesting questions for Thea and Noah.Sorry, Internet: Pope Francis Didn't Open Paradise to Pets|Candida Moss|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so this is why the clever performer cannot reproduce the effect of a speech of Demosthenes or Daniel Webster.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
Then counting Noah and his wife, and his three sons and their wives, there were four pairs of human beings altogether.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
He went into the nursery, unearthed the now-disused Noah's Ark, and sucked the paint off as many animals as remained.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
These were brought into view, and their continuance promised, in the covenant made with Noah.
God said unto Noah, This is the token of the covenant, which I have established between me and all flesh that is upon the earth.