The Boston Dictionary


Author: John Powers,Peter Wallace
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780971954700
Category: Humor
Page: 104
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Bostonians, like Texans, Georgians, and the British, have their own version of the English language: this is its Rosetta Stone. Natives can brush up on their dialect, and travelers or newcomers to the "Hub of the Universe" can learn how to communicate with the indigenous folk. The Boston Dictionary is now widely considered a classic book of Bostonian Humor, a best-seller wherever books or gifts are sold in Boston and surrounding.

Bacon's Dictionary of Boston


Author: Edwin Monroe Bacon,George Edward Ellis
Publisher: Sagwan Press
ISBN: 9781376566178
Category: Fiction
Page: 502
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Black American Writers

Bibliographical Essays, Volume 1: The Beginnings through the Harlem Renaissance and Langston Hughes
Author: NA NA
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1349814369
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 217
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Biographical Dictionary of American Sports

1992-1995 supplement for baseball, football, basketball, and other sports
Author: David L. Porter
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313284311
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 811
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The sixth volume of the Biographical Dictionary of American Sports, this supplement includes entries on 616 major figures in baseball, football, basketball, and other sports.

New England and the Maritime Provinces

Connections and Comparisons
Author: Stephen J. Hornsby,John G. Reid
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773528659
Category: History
Page: 411
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New England and Canada's Maritime provinces share centuries-old connections. In New England and the Maritime Provinces leading scholars examine this important relationship through analysis of themes common to both regions and show the effects of the evolution of the region from a borderland with ill-defined boundaries to a bordered land with defined political borders. They demonstrate that such boundaries are never absolute and that in some ways the region remains a social, cultural, and environmental borderland.

Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary


Author: Jan Onofrio
Publisher: Somerset Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 0403099501
Category: History
Page: 1567
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Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary contains biographies on hundreds of persons from diverse vocations that were either born, achieved notoriety and/or died in the state of Pennsylvania. Prominent persons, in addition to the less eminent, that have played noteworthy roles are included in this resource. When people are recognized from your state or locale it brings a sense of pride to the residents of the entire state.

Dictionary of American Library Biography

Second supplement
Author: Donald G. Davis
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563088681
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 250
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Presents profiles of librarians noted for their work in public libraries, academic libraries, and archives.

The New Hacker's Dictionary


Author: Eric S. Raymond,Guy L. Steele
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262680929
Category: Computers
Page: 547
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A listing of computer-buff slang is embellished by the myths, legends, and heroes of a hacker culture

Annual Report


Author: Saint Louis (Mo.). Board of Education
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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