English: American Style: How Americans Invented Themselves and Their Language

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MJF Books, 1999 - Americanisms - 278 pages
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McQuain is a researcher for William Safire's Column On Language. He is also a noted Shakespeare scholar, lecturing and writing on, among other subjects, coinages in English from Shakespeare.

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