Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

ISBN: 0380713810

ISBN 13: 9780380713813

Publication Date: October 23, 2001

Publisher: Avon Books

Pages: 364

Format: Paperback

Author: Bill Bryson

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In Made in America, Bill Bryson de-mythologizes his native land, explaining how a dusty hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood; how the Wild West wasn't won; why Americans say "lootenant" and "Toosday"; and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his feathered cap "Macaroni."

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