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November 1914
New Republic;11/28/14, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p24
Focuses on the inclusion of foreign words and colloquialisms in the American vocabulary. Involvement of language professor Brander Matthews with an English society whose members listen in factories and shops for names given by workers to machines; Methods used by language professors in studying colloquial language; Incorporation of colloquialism in contemporary literature.


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