Folk laughter on the American frontier by Boatright, Mody Coggin

By: Mody Coggin Boatright

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Book Condition: Used: Very Good


Stated first printing but shows other printings, Tan Cloth Hardcover, 182 pages, 8 1/4" tall. A couple of small marks on the cover. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Filled with anecdotes and folklore, including many examples of the lively styles of journalism, including some jim-dandy words coined in the west, such as: absqatulated, combobbolate, exflunctify, flumex and others. This is not a joke book but is filled with phrases, anecdotes and speech patterns unique to the west.

Title: Folk laughter on the American frontier by Boatright, Mody Coggin

Author Name: Mody Coggin Boatright

Categories: History, Travel, Geography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Macmillan: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Size: 8vo - over 7½" - 9½" tall

Seller ID: 961

Keywords: Folk, American Frontier, First Printing, Phrases, Speech, West, Mody Coggin Boatright,