Boontling : An American Lingo With A Dictionary Of Boontling

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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.

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

AuthorCharles C Adams
EditionFirst Edition
PublisherUniversity of Texas Press
Number Of Pages272
Publication Date1971
Height1.11 inch.
Length9.13 inch.
Width6.57 inch.
Weight1.74 pounds.

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