Celebrate Dictionary Day!

noah websterOctober 16 is Dictionary Day! In honour of Noah Webster (left, of Merriam-Webster Dictionary fame), who was born on October 16, 1758, today is a day to celebrate dictionaries, improving vocabulary, and language in general.

Look up some new words, find another way to say an everyday phrase, pick up a print dictionary and appreciate its pages.

If you’re at a loss, try a random word generator, or follow @langtrainers on Twitter for a new word every day.

Happy Dictionary Day!