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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Book Description: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1992. Soft Cover. Reprint. Near Fine. Soft cover, minimal edge wear, else a very tight, clean copy 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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