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Speaking Freely (A Guided Tour Of American English From Plymouth Rock To Silicon Valley)

By: Soukhanov, Anne H. / Flexner, Stuart Berg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004676

ISBN: 019510692X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004676: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Here we discover not only the origin and history of many of our most delightful words but also the changing cultural conditions that produced them. With chapters on Americanisms, cyberspace, advertising, fighting words, fitness, geography, economics, sex, crime, gender, generation gaps, and many other subjects, Speaking Freely covers the whole spectrum of language in America from t... View more info