Parts of Speech: Essays on English by Brander Matthews

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Author Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
LoC No. 01022888
Title Parts of Speech: Essays on English
Original Publication United States: Charles Scribner's Sons,1901.
Contents The stock that speaks the language -- The future of the language -- The English language in the United States -- The language in Great Britain -- Americanisms once more -- New words and old -- The naturalization of foreign words -- The function of slang -- Questions of usage -- An inquiry as to rime -- On the poetry of place-names -- As to "American spelling" -- The simplification of English spelling -- Americanism, an attempt at a definition.
Credits Tim Lindell and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive/American Libraries.)
Language English
LoC Class PE: Language and Literatures: English
Subject English language
Subject Americanisms
Subject Spelling reform
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