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What Webster actually penned, and speaking of mastodons...

From Noah Webster's first dictionary in 1828:

BIG'OT, n.

1. A person who is obstinately and unreasonably wedded to a particular religious creed, opinion, practice or ritual. The word is sometimes used in an enlarged sense, for a person who is illiberally attached to any opinion, or system of belief; as a bigot to the Mohammedan religion; a bigot to a form of government.

Since dinosaurs bother you SOOO much, here's one to stomp on that last nerve, scientifically and locally, with no mention of religious opinion AT ALL!

http://www.king5.com/news/local/Scientists-finally-agree-Seq...

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass