Dialects of American English
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Dialects of American English by Carroll E. Reed

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Published by World Pub. Co. in Cleveland .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • English language -- Dialects -- United States.,
  • United States -- Languages.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 75-81.

Statement[by] Carroll E. Reed.
SeriesThe New world language and linguistics series
LC ClassificationsPE2841 .R4
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 119 p.
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5539957M
LC Control Number67017523

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