Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Mar 18 18:17:14 UTC 2012

On Sun, Mar 18, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Jonathan Lighter
<wuxxmupp2000 at> wrote:
> An American historically is a "Native American"

Nevertheless, some dekkids ago, I was quite surprised and even
disappointed to discover that the Journal of _American_ Linguistics
had to do with *"Indian"* languages and not with the varieties of
English spoken in the United States.

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint
to come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society -

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