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Strictly speaking : will America be the death of English? / Edwin Newman.


Indianapolis : Bobbs-Merrill, [1974] .
ISBN 0672519909

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Subjects Americanisms.
Amerikanisches Englisch.
Anglais (Langue) -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.
Anglais (Langue) -- États-Unis -- Idiotismes.
English language -- Social aspects -- United States.
English language -- Social aspects.
English language -- United States -- Usage.
English language -- United States.
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
English language -- Variation.
États-Unis -- Mœurs et coutumes.
Manners and customs.
Sociolinguistics.
Sprachwandel.
United States -- Social life and customs.
United States.
Description 205 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes index.
Also issued online.
Summary The deterioration of the English language is explored through an examination of its use by journalists, businessmen, politicians and sportswriters.
Contents Introduction: A protective interest in the English language -- Hopefully, fit to print -- Ongoing dialogue vs. adversary relationship -- Mr. Chairman, I find it incumbent upon me -- Not to worry, gold stick, old chap -- The capacity to generate language viability destruction -- Is your team hungry enough, coach? -- Soup as what the chef made -- The vicious cycle of reality.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1070686
(OCoLC)ocm01070686
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Newman, Edwin.
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