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The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between American and British English / Lynne Murphy.

Murphy, M. Lynne (author.).

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Ridgefield Library 427.9 MUR (Text to phone) 34010142096915 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Bethel Public Library 427.9 MUR (Text to phone) 34030142371282 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport 427.9 MURPHY (Text to phone) 34000081348468 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield 427.9 MUR (Text to phone) 36123142999034 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-343) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Queen's English, corrupted -- The wrong end of the bumbershoot: stereotypes and getting things wrong -- Separated by a common language? -- America: saving the English language since 1607 -- More American, more ├ćnglisc? -- Logical nonsense -- Lost in translation -- The standard bearers -- The prognosis -- Beyond Britain and America.
Summary, etc.: "An American linguist teaching in England explores the sibling rivalry between British and American English"--
Subject: English language Social aspects United States
English language Social aspects Great Britain
English language Variation United States
English language Variation Great Britain
English language Psychological aspects
English language Usage
English language History
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