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Friday, February 10, 2012 | 5:27 p.m. CST; updated 8:34 p.m. CST, Monday, February 13, 2012

COLUMBIA — The fifth edition of The American Heritage Dictionary arrived Wednesday, and I've been squirming at my desk for a chance to dig into it. A few cursory flips of the pages have whetted my appetite for a thorough look-see.