Happy Trails

Happy Trails

A Dictionary Of Western Expressions

Book - 1994
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A guide to the colourful language of the American West, from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean. This reference is filled with more than 3500 expressions, anecdotes, idioms and catchwords, capturing the language of cowboys, ranchers, loggers, mountain-men and American Indians. Both historical and contemporary words and phrases are cited, from legend and folklore, to songs, novels, newspapers and television. As well as definitions, there is an explanation of pronunciation, usage, historical and literary references, variations, etymology, and locale of use.
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, c1994.
ISBN: 9780816021123
Characteristics: 274 p. ;,23 cm.


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