DARE: The View from the Letter F

DARE: The View from the Letter F Joan H. Hall Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, Number 1, 1979, pp. 25-46 (Article) Published by Dictionary Society of North America DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/dic.1979.0007 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/456044/summary Access provided at 20 Feb 2020 05:20 GMT from JHU Libraries Dictionaries, 1(1979) Joan H. HaU Although the only truly satisfying viewpoint will be that from beyond the letter Z, the view as seen from inside the letter F can at least offer a tangible preview of what a reader can expect to find in the Dictionary of American Regional English. Previous articles about DARE1 have explained the inception of the project, its general principles, its data-gathering process, and its use of computer-generated maps and tables to provide analysis of geographical and social distributions. Now, however, enough editing has been completed that specific illustrations can be given of each kind of entry to be included. Projections can also be made as to their relative importance in the finished product. The actual entries which follow will serve to elucidate the method- ology, and to illustrate the blend of standard lexicographic procedures with innovations unique to DARE. As of this writing, the letters A and E have http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America Dictionary Society of North America

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Joan H. Hall Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America, Number 1, 1979, pp. 25-46 (Article) Published by Dictionary Society of North America DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/dic.1979.0007 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/456044/summary Access provided at 20 Feb 2020 05:20 GMT from JHU Libraries Dictionaries, 1(1979) Joan H. HaU Although the only truly satisfying viewpoint will be that from beyond the letter Z, the view as seen from inside the letter F can at least offer a tangible preview of what a reader can expect to find in the Dictionary of American Regional English. Previous articles about DARE1 have explained the inception of the project, its general principles, its data-gathering process, and its use of computer-generated maps and tables to provide analysis of geographical and social distributions. Now, however, enough editing has been completed that specific illustrations can be given of each kind of entry to be included. Projections can also be made as to their relative importance in the finished product. The actual entries which follow will serve to elucidate the method- ology, and to illustrate the blend of standard lexicographic procedures with innovations unique to DARE. As of this writing, the letters A and E have

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