Join the Army/Navy and See the World (continued)

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun May 16 11:50:37 UTC 1999

On Fri, 14 May 1999, Barry A. Popik wrote:

>     The Congressional Record might be a good source for regional Armeican
> speech--we know exactly who the speakers are and where they're from.  I have
> a whole bunch of search terms, starting with "cold war."

It is interesting to note -- Barry may already be aware of this -- that
Richard Thornton early in this century compiled a precursor of the
Dictionary of American English relying primarily on the Congressional
Globe and Congressional Record as his citation sources.

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