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Articles with keyword "American english"

H. L. Mencken with his brothers


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

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


Life Among the Lexicographers

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


From AOK to Oz

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


Do You Speak American?

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