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American and British English: Divided by a Common Language?

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American and British English : Divided by a Common Language? / Baker, John Paul.

Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. 273 p.

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Baker, JP 2017, American and British English: Divided by a Common Language? Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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Baker JP. American and British English: Divided by a Common Language? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 273 p.

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Baker, John Paul. / American and British English : Divided by a Common Language?. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2017. 273 p.

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