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To learn more about this profession, you should visit libraries to read dictionaries of all kinds, as well as other types of publications. Try to expand your vocabulary by adding at least one new word a day. Take advantage of any clubs or extracurricular activities that will give you a chance to write or edit. Joining the school newspaper staff is a great way to explore different tasks in publishing. You might also ask your English teacher or school counselor to set up an information interview with a lexicographer.

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