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Colonial American English: A Glossary

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A unique glossary of the words used during the Colonial period in America. More than 3000 of which either dropped out of use or changed their meanings drastically in the ensuring years.
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Richard Lederer is the author of more than 35 books about language, history, and humor, including his best-selling Anguished English series and his current book, The Gift of Age. He has been profiled in magazines as diverse as The New Yorker, People, and the National Enquirer and frequently appears on radio as a commentator on language. He has been named International Punster of the Year and Toast ...more
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