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Articles with keyword "American english"

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

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H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

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Life Among the Lexicographers

The Dictionary of American Regional English records what is local about our language.

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From AOK to Oz

Slang prhases are being culled from music, movies, and sports for a comprehensive historical dictionary.

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Do You Speak American?

A new documentary investigates the different ways of speaking American English, from Maine and Ohio to Louisiana and California.