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Speaking American : how y'all, youse, and you guys talk : a visual guide / Josh Katz.

Katz, Josh, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington 427.973/KATZ (Text to phone) 34037143337998 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 05/15/2021

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Includes indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Author's note and introduction -- How we live -- What we eat -- How we sound -- Where we go -- Things we see -- Conclusion -- Index of terms used -- Index of places.
Summary, etc.:
Did you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can predict the zip code of where you grew up? In 2013, Josh Katz accumulated and visually mapped over 350,000 unique survey responses to questions about word choice and pronunciation throughout America. His dialect quiz quickly became the most viewed webpage in the history of the New York Times. In Speaking American, Katz offers a visual atlas of the American vernacular -- who says what, and where they say it -- revealing the history of our nation, our regions, and our language.
Subject: English language > United States.
Genre: Atlases.

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