Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

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Gold, David L.

  • No 15 - Articles
    English nouns and verbs ending in -scape
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  • No 17 - Articles
    Panama Canal Zone, the Virgin Islands, and the Cayman Islands!
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  • No 18 - Articles
    An aspect of lexicography still not fully professionalized: the search for antedatings and postdatings (with examples mostly from English and some from other languages)
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  • No 20 - Articles
    Some English names of clothing ending in -wear
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  • No 24: Special Issue: Words on words and dictionaries - Articles
    After at least 138 years of discussion, the etymological puzzle is possibly solved: the originally British English informalism kibosh as in “put the kibosh on [something]” could come from the clogmakers’ term kybosh ‘iron bar which, when hot, is used to soften and smooth leather’ (with possible reinforcement from Western Ashkenazic British English khay bash ‘eighteen pence’)
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