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The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between British and American English, Lynne Murphy

Label
The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between British and American English
Title
The prodigal tongue
Title remainder
the love-hate relationship between British and American English
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Murphy
Title variation
  • Love-hate relationship between British and American English
  • Love-hate relationship between American and British English
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An American linguist teaching in England explores the sibling rivalry between British and American English
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Murphy, M. Lynne
Dewey number
427/.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2808
LC item number
.M87 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Target audience
adult
Label
The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between British and American English, Lynne Murphy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Queen's English, corrupted -- The wrong end of the bumbershoot: stereotypes and getting things wrong -- Separated by a common language? -- America: saving the English language since 1607 -- More American, more Ænglisc? -- Logical nonsense -- Lost in translation -- The standard bearers -- The prognosis -- Beyond Britain and America
Control code
ocn994316083
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780143131106
Lccn
2017057417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
427.9 M955 ; XX-N ; [A17BP131, #48, 3@17.00, LAP/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 994316083
  • (OCoLC)994316083
Label
The prodigal tongue : the love-hate relationship between British and American English, Lynne Murphy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Queen's English, corrupted -- The wrong end of the bumbershoot: stereotypes and getting things wrong -- Separated by a common language? -- America: saving the English language since 1607 -- More American, more Ænglisc? -- Logical nonsense -- Lost in translation -- The standard bearers -- The prognosis -- Beyond Britain and America
Control code
ocn994316083
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
360 pages
Isbn
9780143131106
Lccn
2017057417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
427.9 M955 ; XX-N ; [A17BP131, #48, 3@17.00, LAP/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 994316083
  • (OCoLC)994316083

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