This word-nerd was asked to join the American Heritage Dictionary’s Usage Panel. What happened next rocked his world

Last summer I was delighted to be asked to join the American Heritage Dictionary’s Usage Panel, which has included so many great writers and language-experts that I was as intimidated as I was overjoyed.
 
Then came my first actual ballot, where the panel is asked to rule on disputed usages, and some philosophical conflicts as I filled it out. I tell the story at Schwa Fire.
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