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RT-10016-74

University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53706-1314)
Frederic Cassidy (Project Director: 07/01/1974 to present)

Dictionary of American Regional English

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

Project fields:
English; Linguistics; U.S. Regional Studies

Program:
Reference Materials - Tools

Division:
Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$178,124 (approved)
$178,124 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1974 – 6/30/1975