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English On The Bonin (Ogasawara) Islands (Publication of the American Dialect Society (PADS)) by Daniel Long
Legal and Ethical Issues in Surreptitious Recording: Essays (Publication of the American Dialect Society) by Donald W. Larmouth
The Life and Death of Texas German by Hans C. Boas
A method for collecting dialect by Frederic Gomes Cassidy
Phonological Variation and Change in the Dialect of Charleston, South Carolina (Publication of the American Dialect Society) by Maciej Baranowski
The place-names of Dane County, Wisconsin,: With a foreword by Robert L. Ramsay. The secretarys̓ report (Publication of the American Dialect Society) by Frederic Gomes Cassidy
You Know My Steez: An Ethnographic and Sociolinguistic Study of Styleshifting in a Black American Speech Community (Publ by H. Samy Alim
Bituminous coal mining vocabulary of the Eastern United States by Denis Preston59
Milestones in the History of English in America (Publication of the American Dialect Society, No. 86) by Allen Walker Read86
Needed Research in American Dialects (Publication of the American Dialect Society) by Dennis R. Preston88

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