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Fifty years among the new words : a dictionary of neologisms, 1941-1991

Author: John Algeo; Adele S Algeo; American Dialect Society.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1991.
Series: Centennial series of the American Dialect Society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book, first published in 1992, is a unique repository of language use from 1941-91.

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Algeo; Adele S Algeo; American Dialect Society.
ISBN: 052141377X 9780521413770 0521449715 9780521449717
OCLC Number: 24143236
Notes: "A publication in the Centennial series of the American Dialect Society in celebration of the beginning of its second century of research into language variation."
Includes index.
Description: 257 pages ; 29 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Collecting new words; The making of new words; The motives for new words; References; Index of new words with glosses; Index of contributors; Among the new words, 1941-91.
Series Title: Centennial series of the American Dialect Society.
Responsibility: edited by John Algeo, with the assistance of Adele S. Algeo.
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