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The American language : a preliminary inquiry into the development of English in the United States

Author: H L Mencken; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1919.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Authors' presentation copies (Provenance)
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mencken, H.L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956.
American language.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1919
(OCoLC)841086231
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H L Mencken; Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1601620
Notes: "Proper names in America": pages 268-300.
Includes indexes.
Description: x, 374 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: By way of introduction --
The beginnings of American --
The period of growth --
American and English today --
Tendencies in American --
The common speech --
Differences in spelling --
Proper names in America --
Miscellanea.
Responsibility: by H.L. Mencken.

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