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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THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Do you recall that the suggestion was made (in reviewing Herbert's What A Word! (page 80). that a record be kept of customers — a growing number — interested in dictionaries, books about language ... Read full review

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The autodidact Mencken wrote this well-researched and idiosyncratic account on how the American English language evolved separately from its roots in Britain. Read full review

Contents

Editors Introduction
3
The English Attack
17
American Barbarisms
25
Copyright

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