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Author Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992.

Title Chin music : tall talk and other talk / collected from American folklore by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by John O'Brien.

Imprint New York, NY : J. B. Lippincott Co., c1979.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Nettels Non-Fiction  427.9 SCHWARTZ    ---  Available
Description 127 p. : illus. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 119-126.
Summary Presents examples of folk speech used during the period 1815 to 1950. Identifies their meaning and the regions in which they were collected.
Subject Americanisms -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Slang -- Juvenile literature.
English language -- Terms and phrases -- Juvenile literature
English language -- New words -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- United States.
English language -- Slang.
English language -- Terms and phrases.
Folklore -- United States.
Added Author O'Brien, John, 1953- illustrator.
ISBN 0397318707

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