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Informal English

(2005)
Author: Jeffrey Kacirk
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Pages: 239
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Bindings:Paper Back
Classifications:NonFiction
Synopsis:
Gleaned from antiquated dictionaries, dialect glossaries, studies of folklore, nautical lexicons, historical writings, letters, novels, and miscellaneous sources, Informal English offers a captivating treasure trove of linguistic oddities that will not only entertain but also shed light on America's colloquial past.