Articles with keyword "Mark Twain"
"Toad-stranglers," "Whoopensockers" and Other Findings from the <em>Dictionary of American Regional English</em>
Niche words still produce some linguistic tang
A new film explores how the written word carries explosive consequences.
NEH Chairman William R. Ferris talks with Boston teacher Nancy Methelis about confronting controversy in a classic novel.
Mark Twain's infamous toast rocked the sensibilities of Boston's Brahmin establishment.