10 March 2021

Paper > Internet Again

Something that's come up before, and came up again, is that paper reference sources are designed to be easy to use and if you're close to what you want, you can usually skim forward or back to what you were looking for.

The paper dictionary got me to dentition when all I knew was it being dent... something.

The intertubes did not get me what I was thinking of, but a 1959 printing of Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary steered me right to it.

1 comment:

  1. Like with your comments about DVDs, if you don't have it in front of you you don't own it.
    I use engineering books like that; if I'm close, I can find what I need.

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