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The Ordeal of American English

Author: C Merton Babcock
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©1961.
Series: Houghton Mifflin research series, no. 9.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ordeal of American English.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1961]
(OCoLC)590599549
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Merton Babcock
OCLC Number: 319434
Description: xv, 189 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The American language : myth or reality? --
Divergence of American from English --
American English on trial --
Toward linguistic freedom --
Foreign comments --
What is an Americanism? --
Regional varieties of American English --
Reflections of American culture --
The American slanguage --
Word-spinning and patterns of innovation --
The schoolma'am versus the people.
Series Title: Houghton Mifflin research series, no. 9.
Responsibility: edited by C. Merton Babcock.

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