By H.L. Mencken
H. L. Mencken released his fourth (and ultimate) variation of his landmark paintings in April 1936. whereas it's a treatise at the improvement of American-English, it's also interesting and shows Mencken's famous wit and humor.
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Dwight ascribed the Quarterly diatribe to Southey. He went on: Both the travelers and the literary journalists of [England] have, for reasons which it would be idle to inquire after and useless to allege, thought it proper to caricature the Americans. Their pens have been dipped in gall; and their representations have been, almost merely, a mixture of malevolence and falsehood. Dwight rehearsed some of the counts in the Quarterly’s indictment — that “the president of Yale College tells of a conflagrative brand,” that Jefferson used to belittle, that to guess was on the tongues of all Americans, and so on.
Greek a. Modern Greek 8. Asiatic a. Chinese b. Japanese 9. Miscellaneous a. Armenian b. Hawaiian c. Gipsy About the Author I THE TWO STREAMS OF ENGLISH I. THE EARLIEST ALARMS The first American colonists had perforce to invent Americanisms, if only to describe the unfamiliar landscape and weather, flora and fauna confronting them. Half a dozen that are still in use are to be found in Captain John Smith’s “Map of Virginia,” published in 1612, and there are many more in the works of the New England annalists.
L. MENCKEN ON MUSIC, edited by Louis Cheslock THE AMERICAN LANGUAGE: The Fourth Edition and the Two Supplements, abridged, with annotations and new material, by Raven I. , with the assistance of David W. Maurer H. L. MENCKEN: THE AMERICAN SCENE, A READER, selected and edited, with an introduction and commentary, by Huntington Cairns These are BORZOI BOOKS, published by ALFRED A. KNOPF in New York Copyright 1919, 1921, 1923, 1936 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. Copyright renewed 1947, 1949, 1950 by H. L.