Loving the Dictionary, Part 2

Looking up “echt” today to see whether or not we’d assimilated it from the German, and thus whether or not I needed to, in my clunky plain text writing window, surround the word with asterisks. Mac’s built-in New Oxford American’s textual examples have been written by some kind of mad poet:

echt |ekt|
authentic and typical : the film’s opening was an echt pop snob event.

Echt pop snob!

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