You could look it up

Review by Ed Quillen

Reference books – January 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine

ALTHOUGH I’M HARD TO BEAT at certain versions of Trivial Pursuit or You Don’t Know Jack, I still need to look things up frequently. Maybe it’s my age, but I prefer printed pages to computer screens, and it is my firm belief that it is impossible to own too many reference books.

Always nearby I keep The American Heritage Dictionary: Second College Edition. It has the clearest definitions, as determined by a parlor game we played once: one person reads definitions, and the others try to guess the word being defined.

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