The American Language by H. L. MenckenThe American Language by H. L. Mencken

The American Language

byH. L. Mencken

Paperback | July 13, 2011

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This groundbreaking study clarifies the differences between British and American English and defines the distinguishing characteristics of American English. Cigar-chomping newspaperman H. L. Mencken succeeds not only in providing a lucid description of the American language but also in making his readers laugh, wince, and nod in agreement. It's a readable and fascinating study on why you say "tomayto" and I say "tomahto." A must read for anyone who loves words.
Title:The American LanguageFormat:PaperbackDimensions:482 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.07 inPublished:July 13, 2011Publisher:The EditoriumLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1434103269

ISBN - 13:9781434103260