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Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V: Sl-Z (Dictionary of American Regional English #5)

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With this fifth volume of the Dictionary of American Regional English, readers now have the full panoply of American regional vocabulary, from Adam's housecat to Zydeco. Like the first four volumes, the fifth is filled with words that reflect our origins, migrations, ethnicities, and neighborhoods.

Contradicting the popular notion that American English has become homogeniz
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Hardcover, 1244 pages
Published March 20th 2012 by Belknap Press
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Dictionary of American Regional English (6 books)
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