DICTIONARY OF AMERICAN REGIONAL ENGLISH
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Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V: Sl-Z

Editor-in-chief Joan Houston Hall

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$149.00 • £119.95 • €134.00

ISBN 9780674047358

Publication Date: 03/20/2012

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1296 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

682 maps

Belknap Press

Dictionary of American Regional English

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Joan Houston Hall is Distinguished Scientist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She joined the DARE staff in 1975, became Associate Editor in 1979, and was named Chief Editor in 2000.

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