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Genealogy group to discuss Wis. words
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MONROE - Wisconsin Words will be the topic at the Green County Genealogical Society meeting, which will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 5 in the second floor meeting room of the Monroe Public Library.

Luanne von Schneidemesser, senior editor of the "Dictionary of American Regional English," and Julie Plier, freelance lexicographer and lifelong Wisconsin resident, will discuss how the various ethnic and cultural groups that settled in Wisconsin have influenced and enriched the language of Wisconsin and how language continues to change.

The free meeting is open to the public. The society is also holding free weekly workshops Thursdays at 10 a.m. on various genealogical topics in the research center in the lower level of the library.

For more information, call 815-868-2416 or 608-921-1537.