A nice short film from Arika Okrent, on the evolution of one of our most useful words, from its specific origins to the broad usage of modern days.

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David Crotty

David Crotty is the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He serves on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.

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3 Thoughts on "The "Hipster" of the 1880s: Evolution of the Word "Dude""

Love that you tagged it Little Lebowski Urban Achievers! The Dude abides.

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