The American language: an inquiry into the development of English in the United States, Volume 1

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Knopf, 1963 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 777 pages
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Review: American Language

User Review  - Todd Stockslager - Goodreads

Fourth Edition corrected, enlarged, and rewritten. Massive study of American--English with the overlay of new words, pronunciations, spellings, and usages, in the chaotic wild of the New World ... Read full review

Review: American Language

User Review  - Don - Goodreads

I can't imagine a more thorough study of English as we Americans speak it, but it is sadly very out of date (1919). I'd like to see a much more recent study. He compares American and British English very well, however. And, except for its outdatedness, is very interesting. Read full review

Contents

Editors Introduction
3
The English Attack
17
American Barbarisms
25
Copyright

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