New Yawk Tawk

New Yawk Tawk

A Dictionary of New York City Expressions

Book - 1998
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Each regional volume contains thousands of entertaining expressions, anecdotes, pronunciations, idioms, and catchwords -- both historical and contemporary -- excerpted from novels, poetry, legends, and newspaper articles. An extensive introduction provides in-depth coverage of each area as well as its many different dialects.

New York Tawk collects more than 1,200 entries that will take readers on a fun and informative "tour" of the self-proclaimed "Capital of the World".

Publisher: New York : Checkmark Books, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780816038695
0816038694
Branch Call Number: 427.97471 H384n
Characteristics: xxiv, 181 pages ; 23 cm.

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