The five highly praised volumes of Robert Hendrickson's Dictionary of American Regional Expressions series, Happy Trailsqhave staved off any attempt by dictionary worshipers to foster a standard language or a national academy that would determine correct word usages and pronunciations. ... Collectors have found, for example, that the famed hero sandwich of New York, named for its heroic size (not for Charles ... The candy flecks, usually chocolate, that ice-cream cones are dipped into are called sprinkles in New York, butanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2000|