Informal English: Puncture Ladies, Egg Harbors, Mississippi Marbles, and Other Curious Words and Phrases of North America

Informal English Puncture Ladies Egg Harbors Mississippi Marbles and Other Curious Words and Phrases of North America Gleaned from antiquated dictionaries dialect glossaries studies of folklore nautical lexicons historical writings letters novels and miscellaneous sources Informal English offers a captivating

  • Title: Informal English: Puncture Ladies, Egg Harbors, Mississippi Marbles, and Other Curious Words and Phrases of North America
  • Author: Jeffrey Kacirk
  • ISBN: 9780743254939
  • Page: 354
  • Format: Paperback
  • Gleaned from antiquated dictionaries, dialect glossaries, studies of folklore, nautical lexicons, historical writings, letters, novels, and miscellaneous sources, Informal English offers a captivating treasure trove of linguistic oddities that will not only entertain but also shed light on America s colloquial past Among the gems are Surface coal cow dung, widely used fGleaned from antiquated dictionaries, dialect glossaries, studies of folklore, nautical lexicons, historical writings, letters, novels, and miscellaneous sources, Informal English offers a captivating treasure trove of linguistic oddities that will not only entertain but also shed light on America s colloquial past Among the gems are Surface coal cow dung, widely used for fuel in Texas Bone orchard in the Southwest slang for a cemetery Chawswizzled confounded in Nebraskan idiom I ll be chawswizzled Leather ears to Cape Cod inhabitants, a person of slow comprehension Puncture lady a southwestern expression for a woman who prefers to sit on the sidelines at a dance and gossip rather than dance, often puncturing someone s reputation Whether the entries are unexpected twists on familiar sounding expressions or based on curious old customs, this wide ranging assortment of vernacular Americanisms will amaze and amuse even the most hard boiled curmudgeon.

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    1. I'm SO not going to finish this one. I just hate, hate, hate the way Informal English is put together. I wasn't expecting what is, basically, a compilation of a few different lists of regional phrases; I was expecting a more substantial book, more of a conversation.I might have liked it better if Kacirk had done something interesting rather than a simple alphabetical listing, like . . . I don't know, grouped things by region? Something along those lines.To add to my irritation, there were a few [...]



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