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American language

H. L. Mencken

American language

a preliminary inquiry into the development of English in the United States

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language.,
  • Americanisms.,
  • Names -- United States.,
  • Names, Personal -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.L. Mencken.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18024422M

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