The American Language Supplement 1


The American Language Supplement 1
H. L. Mencken, "The American Language Supplement 1: The American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the United States"
ISBN: 0394400763 | 1945 | EPUB | 769 pages | 3 MB

Perhaps the first truly important book about the divergence of American English from its British roots, this survey of the language as it was spoken-and as it was changing-at the beginning of the 20th century comes via one of its most inveterate watchers, journalist, critic, and editor HENRY LOUIS MENCKEN (1880-1956).In this replica of the 1921 "revised and enlarged" second edition, Mencken turns his keen ear on:

* the general character of American English
* loan-words and non-English influences
* expletives and forbidden words
* American slang
* the future of the language
* and much, much more.

Anyone fascinated by words will find this a thoroughly enthralling look at the most changeable language on the face of the planet.


Alternate Link for The American Language Supplement 1.rar When above links are dead
 kbps

Hello Respective Visitor!

Please Login or Create a FREE Account to gain accesss to hidden contents.

Information

Would you like to leave your comment? Please Login to your account to leave comments. Don't have an account? You can create a free account now.