Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Bill Bryson
3.9/5 (13823 ratings)
In Made in America, Bill Bryson de-mythologizes his native land, explaining how a dusty hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood; how the Wild West wasn't won; why Americans say "lootenant" and "Toosday"; and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his feathered cap "Macaroni."
Language
English
Pages
364
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Avon Books
Release
October 23, 2001
ISBN
0380713810
ISBN 13
9780380713813

Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Bill Bryson
3.9/5 (13823 ratings)
In Made in America, Bill Bryson de-mythologizes his native land, explaining how a dusty hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood; how the Wild West wasn't won; why Americans say "lootenant" and "Toosday"; and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his feathered cap "Macaroni."
Language
English
Pages
364
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Avon Books
Release
October 23, 2001
ISBN
0380713810
ISBN 13
9780380713813

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