It's  time for you to take this question seriously: pose it, attempt to answer it before someone does it for you and in so doing robs you of it.
Maybe it has already happened.
Every once in a while I ponder the effect of dictionaries on our lives.  When is the last time you actually looked at one?  Do you even own one?  Is all your dictionary reading done on line - as, I have to admit it, mine tends increasingly to be?
I'm in a hurry; I'm at the computer... what the heck, I Google whatever it is to get the spelling right, maybe to check on the derivation, or even the date of a composition.
In so doing I cede authority to an algorithm....
What is our hurry?
 


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