DEAR READER: Dictionaries help us understand outside world

Friday, March 9, 2012 | 1:28 p.m. CST; updated 10:47 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 10, 2012

COLUMBIA — Sunday was National Grammar Day, and the online world of grammar nerds quickly filled with posts, many of them dead serious about the importance of observing such a high-brow event.