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Here are a few of the words being tracked by the editors of The American Heritage Dictionary, published by Houghton Mifflin. A new word that exhibits sustained use may eventually make its way into the dictionary. I he information below rep resents the first stage of research, not the final product.
Researchers in the United States and Germany have startling hypotheses about the relationship of the two diseases
Plans for reactors to power SDI weapons systems have gone further than the drawing board ,despite unresolved questions about practicality and safety
The city is experiencing rapid growth and big problems ,and—ever the trendsetter—dealing with both in ways that every urban area in the country can learn from
The ostensible troubles of Monterey Park ,a mostly Asian suburb of Los Angeles ,have been racial tensions—but the real ones are development and growth
New kinds of software have served as advisers on the wording of a portion of this article