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The Story of Ain't

America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published

The Story of Ain't( )
Author: Skinner, David
ISBN:978-0-06-202749-8
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
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“It takes true brilliance to lift the arid tellings of lexicographic fussing into the readable realm of the thriller and the bodice-ripper….David Skinner has done precisely this, taking a fine story and honing it to popular perfection.” —Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman

The Story of Ain’t by David Skinner is the captivating true chronicle of the creation of Merriam Webster’s Third New...
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Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Lexicography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.829 Inches
Book Weight:0.614 Pounds

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