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Made in America

An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Bill Bryson

In Made in America, Bill Bryson de-mythologizes his native land, explaining how a dusty hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood; how the Wild West wasn't won; why Americans say "lootenant" and "Toosday"; and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his feathered cap "Macaroni."...
Publish Date
2001
October 23
First Published in 1994
Goodreads rating
3.91
ISBN
9780380713813
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jan 25, 2019
I'm reading Bill Bryson's terrific 2001 book "Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States" and boy is this passage on the money.      source