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Dictionary of American regional English

Author: Frederic G Cassidy; Joan Houston Hall; Luanne Von Schneidemesser
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1985-2013.
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A compendium of words, phrases, and local meanings has been culled from years of research, using thousands of interviews with representative American communities. Online index is at http://dare.wisc.edu/?q=node/18.
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Dictionary of American regional English.
[Cambridge, Massachusetts] : Harvard University Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)607413405
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic G Cassidy; Joan Houston Hall; Luanne Von Schneidemesser
ISBN: 0674205111 9780674205116 067420512X 9780674205123 0674205197 9780674205192 0674008847 9780674008847 9780674047358 0674047354 9780674066533 0674066537
OCLC Number: 11624265
Notes: Vol. 2-5: Joan Houston Hall, associate editor; vol. 6 Joan Houston Hall, chief editor, with Luanne von Schneidemesser, senior editor.
Description: 6 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Introduction and A-C --
v. 2. D-H --
v. 3. I-O --
v. 4. P-Sk --
v. 5. Sl-Z --
v. 6. Contrastive maps, Index to entry labels, Questionnaire, and Fieldwork data.
Responsibility: Frederic G. Cassidy, chief editor.

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This companion volume to DARE enhances readers' use of the five volumes of text. It includes all the regional maps, an index to entries, and more than 400 fieldwork questions and the speakers'  Read more...

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