Barbara Ann Kipfer}} Barbara Ann Kipfer (born 1954) is a lexicographer, linguist, ontologist, and part-time archaeologist. She has written more than 80 books and calendars, including ''14,000 Things to be Happy About'' (Workman), which has more than 1.25 million copies in print. The 25th anniversary edition of the book was published in 2014. She is the editor of ''Roget's International Thesaurus'' 5th-8th editions.
Kipfer holds an MPhil and PhD in linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA and PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University), and a BS in Physical Education (Valparaiso University). She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist.
Kipfer is senior lexicographer of Zeta Global. Provided by Wikipedia