flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Wed Nov 10 17:12:30 UTC 1999
Do you have the reference for the _Smithsonian_ article? I'm curious.
On AppEng, see Wolfram and Christian, _Appalachian Speech_ (1976) and
anything by Michael Montgomery.
At 11:30 AM 11/10/99 -0500, you wrote:
> Hi - I'd like to beg for a little help. I have students working on
>1) Maine English, and in general the linguistic history of Maine, 2)
>Appalachian English, 3) jargons in American English (she got interested in
>that _Smithsonian_ account of the military use of Native American words as
>a secret language in World War II). I know a little about these things,
>but I'm wondering whether subscribers to this list might have bibliographic
>suggestions to make. Off the top of your head only! I don't want to ask
>anyone to rummage through files or libraries, just, if possible, to take a
>second and send me the obvious things that you know and I don't!
> Thanks in advance, Larry Rosenwald
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