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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53715-1218)
Frederic G. Cassidy (Project Director: February 1976 to present)

Dictionary of American Regional English [DARE]

To finish, as nearly as possible, full treatments (pronunciations, spellings, origins, grammatical classes, definitions, dated illustrative questions, etc.) of all the words in modern American English usage that are not national but "regional" -i.e. geographically limited, or limited to specific social groups or strata within the population.

Project fields:

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$567,684 (approved)
$567,684 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1976 – 6/30/1980