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  • Panel Discussion on the English Language
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    Panel Discussion on the English Language

    Allan Metcalf, author of From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generation, and Robert Alden Rubin, author of Going to Hell in a Hen Basket: An Illustrated Dictionary of Modern Malapropisms talked…

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    American Heritage Dictionary

    Joseph Pickett talked about the new fourth edition of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, published by Houghton Mifflin for which he wrote the introduction. Alan…

  • emAmerica in So Many Wordsem
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    America in So Many Words

    Allan Metcalf talked about his book, America in So Many Words: Words That Have Shaped America, published by Houghton Mifflin. He described the history of language in the United States. His…