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actually African Algonquian Amer Ameri American Dictionary American Eng American English American pronunciation American Speech American usage Anglophobia appeared archaic attitude bowie knife British English British pronunciation British usage called characteristic cited clipped colloquial common course designate dialect differences early eastern New England educated eighteenth century English language Englishman etymology fact French frequently German grammar guage Gullah H. L. Mencken heard Indian indicate influence Kinderhook known later less lexicographers linguistic lish meaning Mencken Midland Nahuatl Negroes nineteenth century Noah Webster noun nowadays nunciation occurs older origin Oxford English Dictionary patriotism Pennsylvania German perhaps phrase political probably Professor pronounced recorded region riming schoolmaster seems sense slang social sometimes sort sound South Southern Southern American English Spanish speak speakers Spelling Book spelling pronunciation standard British English suffix syllable talk term tion usually variant verb Virginia vocabulary vowel West widely writing Yiddish York