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Published by Groos in Heidelberg .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • English language -- South Africa

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 93-96).

Statementby L. W. Lanham and C. A. Macdonald.
SeriesVarieties of English around the world., v. 1
ContributionsMacdonald, C. A., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE3451 .L33
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. ;
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4183963M
ISBN 103872762109
LC Control Number80462051

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