Boontling : an American lingo with a dictionary of boontling

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9780292700826: Boontling : an American lingo with a dictionary of boontling

"Boontling is the name given by its speakers to a local language spoken extensively between 1880 and 1920 in Boonville, the largest town in the upper Anderson Valley of Mendocino County, California. The name itself is a typical word in the jargon. In its heyday the language was widely used by the valley's inhabitants, to the confusion of outsiders." The book includes a history of the language, vocabulary resources, names of people, names of places, phonemic reshaping, a Boontling dictionary, and more. The book also includes historic photographic images from the Boontling era.

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Charles C. Adams
Published by University of Texas Press (1971)
ISBN 10: 0292700822 ISBN 13: 9780292700826
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Book Description University of Texas Press, 1971. Book Condition: Fair. First Edition. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP36889441

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