3 edition of Conventional Functions of Black English in American Literature found in the catalog.
January 1, 1997 by University Press of America .
Written in English
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In his latest book, John McWhorter celebrates the dialect that has become an American lingua franca. Black English, McWhorter argues, has become an American lingua franca.
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“I too old,” is an authentic black usage, leaving out the copula altogether in sentences similar to this one. “I the oldest people I ever knew.”.
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