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Because of the lack of editorial discipline, lack of sourced citations, and lack of etymologies, the user cannot tell if an entry is legitimate or if it is a misdefinition or personal idiosyncrasy of the contributor. Indigenous slang dictionaries are often extremelyvaluable to lexicographers. Friss at Mt. Diablo High in December offers lexicographers a useful glimpse into the language of a time and place. Peckham's work does not rise even to the level of an indigenous, do-it-yourself slang dictionary.
It is hardly more than a collection of flashy terms of dubious currency, presented poorly. This criticism is not made merely to warn readers away from Urban Dictionary. It is made because of the tremendous promise in Peckham's project, promise that has not been fulfilled but with some effort could be.
Peckham has a well-established presence on the web, and this presence, combined with his enthusiasm and energy, could be of great benefit to lexicographers.
Some schooling on field collection techniques would go a long way towards improving the raw material with which Peckham is working, and the intervention of a lexicographer to copyedit his work could correct the flaws in presentation.
Peckham is enjoying popular success with his product as it now exists, leaving no clear mandate in popular terms for a change. The decision to improve his data collection and presentation is Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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