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Trip of the Tongue, Cross-Country Travels in Search of America's Languages
by Elizabeth Little
- TRAVEL NARRATIVE
- HARD COVER
- 309 PAGES
A wonderfully entertaining journey through the many native tongues and linguist tics found around the United States. Little, a companionable guide, uncovers a rich array of etymologies (including the origin of the word tuxedo) as she travels from Queens, New York, to all four corners of the States to explore languages as diverse as Navajo, Norwegian, Basque and Crow.