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The Words and Ways of American Dialects. By Robert Hendrickson. Although it lacks a strong historical narrative, ''American Talk'' attempts to do for American English what the recent best seller ''The Story of English'' (by Robert McCrum, William Cran and Robert MacNeil) did for English on a worldwide scale.

More by Robert Hendrickson. Talking Turkey: A Food Lover's Guide to the Origins of Culinary Words and Phrases. The great American tomato book: The one complete guide to growing and using tomatoes everywhere. More Cunning Than Man: A Social History of Rats and Man.

American Talk: The Words and Ways of American Dialects. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1963. New York: Viking Penguin In. 1986. Holt, Alfred H. Phrase and Word Origins. Michaels, Leonard, and Christopher Ricks, eds.

American Talk: The Words and Ways of American Dialects, Viking (New .

American Talk: The Words and Ways of American Dialects, Viking (New York, NY), 1986. British Literary Anecdotes, Facts on File (New York, NY), 1990. American Literary Anecdotes, Facts on File (New York, NY), 1990. Also contributor to New York Times Gardening Book, People's Almanac, parts I and II, Book of Lists, parts I and II, and other books. Contributor of about one thousand articles, stories, and poems to literary quarterlies and periodicals.

He is also the author of several celebrated works on American literature and the Civil War. He lives in Peconic, New York.

Examines the regional dialects prevalent in America and covers the contributions different languages have made to its vocabulary
American Talk The Words and Ways of American Dialects download epub
Words Language & Grammar
Author: Robert Hendrickson
ISBN: 0670813303
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Words Language & Grammar
Language: English
Publisher: Viking Penguin; 1st edition (November 21, 1986)
Pages: 230 pages