Little Women, the American classic frequently adapted for the small screen (above), would have been “Little Wimmen” if lexicologist Noah Webster’s respelling of “women” had been adopted. Photo: AP

Remembering Webster, the American spelling maverick who brought us ‘honor’, ‘color’ and ‘wimmen’

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Little Women, the American classic frequently adapted for the small screen (above), would have been “Little Wimmen” if lexicologist Noah Webster’s respelling of “women” had been adopted. Photo: AP
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