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Erin McKean (IBM | Wordnik)
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Keynote by Erin McKean, Wordnik.

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Erin McKean

IBM | Wordnik

Erin McKean is the founder of the newly-not-for-profit Wordnik.com, the world’s biggest online dictionary. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of American Dictionaries for Oxford University Press. Before JavaScript, she dabbled in HyperCard, Perl, and Omnimark. (If you have ever written anything in Omnimark, she will buy you a drink.) Erin is the author of the Weird and Wonderful Words books, the best-selling novel The Secret Lives of Dresses, and, most recently, The Hundred Dresses, a field guide to dresses. She blogs at Dressaday.com. When you meet her, please tell her your favorite word.

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Morgan Terrinoni
05/05/2010 2:24am PDT

Best presentation graphics ever!

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Erin McKean
04/28/2010 1:54pm PDT

Thanks Eve!

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Eve Fish
04/28/2010 9:48am PDT

Hi Erin: My name is Eve Fish, Member of the Publisher Clearing House Prize Patrol (you may have seen me on the TV commercials). I am also Marketing Director for multiple Publishers Clearing House online properties such as pchsearch.com and pchlotto.com. I have to say that your key note title certainly peaked MY interest and I am very much looking forward to attending your keynote :) Very cool website!!

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