Spotlight Thursday feat. Orin Hargraves

Welcome to yet another installment of Spotlight Thursday, featuring Orin Hargraves!

Orin Hargraves is a writer, lexicographer, and editor as well as the 2013 Linguistic Institute’s Dictionary Society of North America Sponsored Professor. He has worked in lexicography since the early 1990s and has since written a number of books on language. He is a regular contributor to dictionaries worldwide an

d is the president of the Dictionary Society of North America. He also writes a monthly column on words and language entitled “Language Lounge” at, and blogs at

This summer he will be teaching “Lexicography in Natural Language Processing”, which will explore the computational tools that lexicographers use today to write dictionaries, and the ways in which computational linguists use dictionaries in their pursuits.

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