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Made in America an Informal History of the English Language in the United States

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 385-394) and index.

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Angela Robinson, September 20, 2011 (view all comments by Angela Robinson)
I was hooked on page x! This book is anecdotal and conversational and full of the kind of tidbits one can drop at parties later. It's an overview of American English phrases and their history, dropping a lot of plain historical facts as it goes. I highly recommend it!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780688103125
Subtitle:
(an informal history of the English language in the United States )
Author:
Bryson, Bill
Publisher:
W. Morrow
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Americanisms -- History.
Edition Number:
1st U.S. ed.
Series Volume:
no. 94-5
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xii, 417 p.

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History and Social Science » Anthropology » Linguistics
History and Social Science » Linguistics » English Linguistics and Dialects
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
History and Social Science » US History » General
History and Social Science » World History » General
Reference » Words Phrases and Language
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