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Talkin and testifyin

the language of Black America
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Wayne State University Press , Detroit
Black English, African Americans -- Languages, English language -- Variation -- United States, America

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StatementGeneva Smitherman.
SeriesWaynebook ;, 51
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LC ClassificationsPE3102.N42 S5 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination285 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2541312M
ISBN 100814318053
LC Control Number85022615

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