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Prizes for Dictionary of American Regional English

PW-50551-10
Dictionary of American Regional English
Joan Hall, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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Prizes for Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V, Sl-Z (Book)

2013 Dartmouth Medal for Excellence in reference publications [link]
Date: 1/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
Organization: American Library Association's Reference and User Services Division [link]
Abstract: SEATTLE–The winner of the 2013 Dartmouth Medal for most outstanding reference work, an annual award presented by the expert reference and collection development librarians of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), a division of ALA, is the “Dictionary of American Regional English” published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. In describing this year’s winner, the committee felt compelled to use words like “monumental” and “stupendous” to describe this invaluable reference source: the “Dictionary of American Regional English” is the culmination of extensive field work, attention to detail, and a lot of hard work. This project was begun 65 years ago, with penciled post cards and call ins to a radio station, and has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities since 1970, with additional significant support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Best Books of 2012
Date: 12/13/2012 12:00:00 AM
Organization: The New Yorker Page-Turner Blog [link]
Abstract: Chosen by Dan Chiasson: “Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V, SL-Z”: If you want to play ring-a-levio or pom pom pullaway with a schnickelfritz, you need this book.

Smithsonian.com's Top Books of 2012
Date: 12/13/2012 12:00:00 AM
Organization: Smithsonian.com [link]


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