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The American Language


The American Language by Waking Lion Press at Translate This Website. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This groundbreaking study clarifies the differences between British and American English and defines the distinguishing characteristics of American English. Cigar-chomping newspaperman H. L. Mencken succeeds not only in providing a lucid description of the American language but also in making his readers laugh, wince, and nod in agreement. It's a readable and fascinating study on why you say ''tomayto'' and I say ''tomahto.'' A must read for anyone who loves words..


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This groundbreaking study clarifies the differences between British and American English and defines the distinguishing characteristics of American English. Cigar-chomping newspaperman H. L. Mencken succeeds not only in providing a lucid description of the American language but also in making his readers laugh, wince, and nod in agreement. It's a readable and fascinating study on why you say "tomayto" and I say "tomahto." A must read for anyone who loves words..

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Manufacturer:Waking Lion Press
Publisher:Waking Lion Press
Studio:Waking Lion Press
EAN:9781434103260
Item Weight:1.54 pounds
Item Size:1.07 x 9.02 x 9.02 inches
Package Weight:1.59 pounds
Package Size:5.98 x 1.34 x 1.34 inches

The American Language by Waking Lion Press

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