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The Resource Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series, Robert MacNeil and William Cran

Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series, Robert MacNeil and William Cran

Label
Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series
Title
Do you speak American?
Title remainder
a companion to the PBS television series
Statement of responsibility
Robert MacNeil and William Cran
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a look at the origins, history, and current state of American spoken and written language, looking at the linguistic traditions in diverse regions of the country and assessing the influence of e-mail and other factors
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Do you speak American? (Television program)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacNeil, Robert
Dewey number
427/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2808
LC item number
.M26 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cran, William
  • McCrum, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
  • Americanisms
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • United States
  • Engels
  • Amerikaans
  • Dialecten
  • Taalverandering
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Spreektaal
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Label
Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series, Robert MacNeil and William Cran
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The story of English
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The language wars -- Changing dialects: dingbatters versus hoi-toiders -- Toward a standard: putting the "R" in "American" -- This ain't your mama's south anymore -- Hispanic immigration: reconquest or assimilation? -- Bad-mouthing black English -- Language from a state of change -- Teaching computers to speak American
Control code
ocm55877970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780385511988
Lccn
2004053735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55877970
  • (OCoLC)55877970
Label
Do you speak American? : a companion to the PBS television series, Robert MacNeil and William Cran
Link
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The story of English
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-216) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The language wars -- Changing dialects: dingbatters versus hoi-toiders -- Toward a standard: putting the "R" in "American" -- This ain't your mama's south anymore -- Hispanic immigration: reconquest or assimilation? -- Bad-mouthing black English -- Language from a state of change -- Teaching computers to speak American
Control code
ocm55877970
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
228 p.
Isbn
9780385511988
Lccn
2004053735
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o55877970
  • (OCoLC)55877970

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