Book on Origin of New York City's Nickname "The Big Apple"

Michael Newman michael.newman at QC.CUNY.EDU
Tue Jan 25 18:28:35 UTC 2011

Why not post the link to the new edition. Any google search leads you to the old one.

Michael Newman
Associate Professor of Linguistics
Queens College/CUNY
michael.newman at

On Jan 25, 2011, at 4:28 PM, Gerald Cohen wrote:

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> For those who may be interested:
> Barry Popik and I have just published _Origin of New York
> City's Nickname "The Big Apple"_ (2nd edition, revised and
> expanded; Frankfurt a.M.: Peter Lang, 2011. 175 pp.).  I had
> published the first edition in 1991 and have now included Barry
> as co-author in recognition of his significant contributions to the topic.
> Considerable new information has emerged since 1991, making the revised
> edition necessary. Also, gratitude is expressed in the book to the American
> Dialect Society for its members' contributions to the subject. Those
> individual contributions (and others) are specifically acknowledged
> throughout the book.  Once again, many thanks.
> Gerald Cohen
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