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‘Dictionary of American Regional English’ nearly complete and tweets

If you’re interested in American dialect words, look no further than the Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE). The nearly completed multi-volume dictionary (with Volume I, A–C released in 1985 and Volume V, Slab–Z due in 2011 [Fall 2010 newsletter]) … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Talking to Zoo Animals’

[my video] Here’s my story of talking to zoo animals and imitating their calls. It’s a true story, but I took some dramatic license. I didn’t actually wear glasses as a young child. And I don’t remember the monkeys’ food … Continue reading

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Video: ‘Logo Teaser Trailer Parody’

[my first video] While I was working on my blog layout recently, my site logo asked if he could have a little time off. I said OK. Little did I know that he’d gotten a starring role in a movie. … Continue reading

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