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FZ-231439-15
The Prodigal Tongue: The Love-Hate Relationship Between American and British English
M. Lynne Murphy, University of Sussex

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=FZ-231439-15

Word of Mouth: Like, totally awesome: the Americanisation of English (BBC Radio 4) (Radio/Audio Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Word of Mouth: Like, totally awesome: the Americanisation of English (BBC Radio 4)
Producer: Mair Bosworth
Abstract: Michael Rosen is joined by writer Matthew Engel and linguist Dr Lynne Murphy to discuss the Americanisation of English. Is the pace of Americanisation of British English really increasing? Why do Americans say eggplant and sidewalk, rather than aubergine and pavement? Why does your spellchecker insist it's 'color' not 'colour'? Do Americans complain about the 'Britishisms' creeping into use in the States as much as we complain about Americanisms in use in the UK? Does it really matter if British and American English begin to be used interchangeably and could we stem the flow if we tried?
Date: 02/28/17
Primary URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08g5533
Primary URL Description: BBC Radio 4 website, downloadable podcast
Secondary URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/41bfxxr0Gfr7h6v5LJyJh9s/totally-awesome-seven-ways-you-use-americanisms-every-day
Secondary URL Description: Totally awesome: Seven ways you use Americanisms every day Article developing themes from the radio show.
Access Model: Broadcast and podcast. Available free indefinitely(?)
Format: Radio

The Prodigal Tongue: the love-hate relationship between American and British English (Book)
Title: The Prodigal Tongue: the love-hate relationship between American and British English
Author: Lynne Murphy
Abstract: An American linguist teaching in England explores the sibling rivalry between British and American English
Year: 2018
Primary URL: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/552013/the-prodigal-tongue-by-lynne-murphy/9780143131106/
Primary URL Description: publisher's website
Secondary URL: http://theprodigaltongue.com
Secondary URL Description: author's website (available soon)
Publisher: Penguin USA
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780143131106
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes

The Prodigal Tongue: the love-hate relationship between British and American English (Book)
Title: The Prodigal Tongue: the love-hate relationship between British and American English
Author: Lynne Murphy
Abstract: Lynne Murphy, an American linguist living in England, dives into the war of words being waged over the Atlantic. In a laugh-out-loud report, she separates reality from myth in this special relationship and delves into the social and political forces that have seen British and American English part ways. From the origins of ‘the bee’s knees’ to why so many of Hollywood’s evil geniuses sound as though they were educated at Oxford, The Prodigal Tongue reveals how our language really works and tells us where it’s going.
Year: 2018
Primary URL: https://oneworld-publications.com/the-prodigal-tongue-hb.html
Primary URL Description: publisher's website
Secondary URL: http://theprodigaltongue.com
Secondary URL Description: author's website (available soon)
Publisher: Oneworld
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 978-1786072696
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes


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