Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume I: A-C

Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume I: A-C

by Harvard, Frederic Gomes Cassidy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0674205111

ISBN-13: 9780674205116

Pub. Date: 01/28/1985

Publisher: Harvard

This series captures the language spoken on America's main streets and country roads, words and phrases passed along within homes and communities, from east to west, north to south, childhood to old age. Built upon an unprecedented survey of spoken English across America and bolstered by extensive historical research, DARE preserves the language with all its idioms

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Overview

This series captures the language spoken on America's main streets and country roads, words and phrases passed along within homes and communities, from east to west, north to south, childhood to old age. Built upon an unprecedented survey of spoken English across America and bolstered by extensive historical research, DARE preserves the language with all its idioms and peculiarities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674205116
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1985
Series:
Dictionary of American Regional English Series
Pages:
1064
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The DARE Map and Regional Labels
  • Language Changes Especially Common in American Folk Speech
  • Guide to Pronunciation
  • Text of Questionnaire
  • List of Informants
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Dictionary of American Regional English, A–C

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