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The American language

H. L. Mencken

The American language

an inquiry into the development of English in the United States. The 4th ed. and the two supplements, abridged, with annotations and new material

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- United States,
  • Names -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes and indexes.

    Statementby Raven I. McDavid, Jr. With the assistance of David W. Maurer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE2808 .M43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 777, cxxiv p.
    Number of Pages777
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13531738M
    LC Control Number63013628
    OCLC/WorldCa5047109

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