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The beginnings of American English

The beginnings of American English

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Americanisms.,
  • English language.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by M. M. Mathews.
    SeriesMidway reprint
    ContributionsMathews, Mitford McLeod, 1891-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE"2805"M3"1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20992600M
    ISBN 100226510107

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