"the apocryphal HDAS III" (UNCLASSIFIED)

Mullins, Bill AMRDEC Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Mon Aug 2 17:38:10 UTC 2010

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
Behalf Of
> Robin Hamilton
> Sent: Monday, August 02, 2010 11:12 AM
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> I've also, belatedly, just discovered the existence of David W.
Maurer, who
> seems to have published extensively on American slang from the early
30s on.
> Know his work at all?  I've flagged it to look at whenever I next get
near a
> decent library, and ordered _The Big Con_, the only one of his books
> at a price inside my range.

Maurer published a number of interesting articles in _American Speech_,
available through JSTOR (and through subscription to the current version
in the ADS, I believe).

His books build on his research articles.
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