Dictionary of the American West: Over 5,000 Terms and Expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote
Booksellers of the West, listen up: we're betting a California C-note that all you top hands will want a war bag full of Win Blevins's revised and expanded Dictionary of the American West, the only book this side of the Mississippi to embrace the full West in all of its cultural richness. Anyone who loves language will revel in the words, stories, and lore found in this uncommon resource, with over 5,000 words that honor the colorful history of the West and bring the region's present day to vivid life.
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I have enjoyed reading through this dictionary, but I have found it to have some errors and omissions. For instance, the entry for "Hell's half acre" does not mention that this term was applied to the ... Read full review