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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Madison, WI 53715-1218)
Frederic G. Cassidy (Project Director: July 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

Reference Materials - Tools

Preservation and Access

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

Grant period:
7/1/1974 – 6/30/1975