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H.L. Mencken (1880–1956).  The American Language.  1921.

3. The Process of Language Growth
A. H. N.: Some New “American Words,” Dial, vol. xiv, p. 302.
Anon.: Political Americanisms, Saturday Review, vol. 1x, p. 709.
——: The Decay of Syntax, London Times Supplement, May 8, 1919, p. 1.
——: Words Popularized by the Bicycle, New York Times Saturday Review, Aug. 7, 1897.
Bergen, Fanny D.: Folk-Names of Animals, Jour. Am. Folk-Lore, vol. xii, p. 291.
——: Popular American Plant-Names, Jour. Am. Folk-Lore, vol. v, p. 89.
Bergström, G. A.: On Blendings of Synonyms or Cognate Expressions in English; Lund (Sweden), 1906.
Bradley, Henry: The Making of English; London, 1904.
Brandenburg, George C.: Psychological Aspects of Language, Journal of Educational Psychology, June, 1918.
Buck, Gertrude: Make-Believe Grammar, School Review, vol. xxii, Jan., 1909.
Buehler, H. G.: A Modern English Grammar; New York, 1900.
Davis, W. M.: New Terms in Geology, Science, new series, vol. vi, p. 24.
Earle, John: The Philology of the English Tongue; London, 1866; 5th ed., 1892.
——: A Simple Grammar of English Now in Use; London, 1898.
Ernst, C. W.: Words Coined in Boston, New England Magazine, vol. xv, p. 337.
Fehr, Bernhard: Zur Agglutination in der Englischen Sprache; Zurich, 1910.
Fiske, John: The Genesis of Language, North American Review, Oct., 1869, p. 20.
Franzmeyer, F.: Studien über den Konsonantismus und Vokalismus der Neuenglischen Dialekte; Strassburg, 1906.
Greenough, James B. (and George L. Kittredge): Words and Their Ways in English Speech; New York, 1902.
Hayward, S.: Popular Names of American Plants, Jour. Am. Folk-Lore, vol. iv, p. 147.
Helfenstein, James: A Comparative Grammar of the Teutonic Languages… London, 1870.
Horn, W.: Historische Neuenglische Grammatik; Strassburg, 1908.
——: Untersuchungen zur Neuenglischen Lautgeschichte; Strassburg, 1905.
Kaluza, Max: Historische Grammatik der Englischen Sprache, 2 vols. Berlin, 1900–1.
Jespersen, Otto: Chapters on English; London, 1918.
——: Growth and Structure of the English Language; Leipzig, 1905; 2nd ed., 1912; 3rd ed., rev., 1919.
——: Language: Its Nature, Development and Origin; London, 1921.
——: A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles, 2 vols.; Heidelberg, 1909-14.
Kellner, Leon: Historical Outlines of English Syntax; London, 1892.
Kellog, Walter Guest: Is Grammar Useless? North American Review, July, 1920.
Klein, E.: Die Veŕdunkelten Wortzusammensetzungen im Neuenglischen; Königsberg, 1911.
Marsh, George P.: Lectures on the English Language; New York, 1859; 4th ed., enlarged, 1870.
——: The Origin and History of the English Language; New York, 1862; rev. ed., 1885.
Matthews, Brander: Essays on English; New York, 1921.
Mead, Leon: Word Coinages; New York, 1902.
Micholson, G. A.: English Words with Native Roots and with Greek, Latin, or Romance Suffixes; Chicago, 1916.
Morris, Richard: Historical Outlines of English Accidence; London, 1872; 2nd ed., rev., 1895.
Murison, W.: Changes in the Language Since Shakespeare’s Time (in The Cambridge History of English Literature, vol. xiv; New York, 1917).
Norton, Chas. Ledyard: Political Americanisms… New York and London, 1890.
Pope, Michael: Words on Trial, English, Sept., 1919, p. 150.
Pound, Louise: Backward Spellings, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 303.
——: Blends: Their Relation to English Word Formation; Heidelberg, 1914.
——: Indefinite Composites and Word-Coinage, Modern Language Review, 1913.
——: Intrusive Nasals in Present-Day English, Englische Studien, vol. x1v, 1912.
——: Some English “Stretch-Forms,” Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 52.
——: Some Plural-Singular Forms, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 48.
——: “Stunts” in Language, English Journal, vol. ix, p. 88.
——: Transposition of Syllables in English, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 51.
——: Vogue Affixes in Present-Day Word-Coinage, Dialect Notes, vol. v, p. 1.
——: Word-Coinage and Modern Trade-Names, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 29.
Poutsma, H.: A Grammar of Late Modern English, 2 vols.; Groningen, 1904–5.
Sayce, A. H.: Introduction to the Science of Language, 2 vols.; 4th ed., London, 1900.
Schröder, H.: Streckformen, ein Beitrag zur Lehre von der Wortenstehung und der Germanischen Wortbetonung; Heidelberg, 1906.
Sturtevant, E. H.: Linguistic Change; Chicago, 1917.
Sunden, Karl: Contributions to the Study of Elliptical Words in Modern English; Upsala (Sweden), 1904.
Tweedle, W. M.: Popular Etymology, Modern Language Notes, vol. vii, p. 377.
Whitney, William D.: The Life and Growth of Language; New York, 1875.
——: Language and the Study of Language; New York, 1867.
Wilcox, W. H.: The Difficulties Created by the Grammarians Are to Be Ignored, Atlantic Educational Journal, Nov., 1912.
Wittmann, Elisabeth: Clipped Words: A Study of Back-Formations and Curtailments in Present-Day English, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 115.
Wood, F. A.: Iteratives, Blends and “Streckformen,” Modern Philology, Oct., 1911.
——: Language and Nonce-Words, Dialect Notes, vol. iv, p. 42.
Wyid, H. C. K.: The Growth of English; London, 1907.
——: The Historical Study of the Mother Tongue; New York, 1906.


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