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Coverage for grant PW-50315-09

Dictionary of American Regional English [DARE]
Joan Hall, University of Wisconsin System

Grant details:

DARE to Be Finished--Maybe Next Year (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Buss, Dale
Publication: Wall Street Journal
Date: 6/12/2010

The year that was: squelette, yarnbombing, and other vocabulary to remember 2009 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): McKean, Erin
Publication: Boston Globe
Date: 1/10/2010

Why Dane County is Dane County (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Moe, Doug
Publication: Wisconsin State Journal
Date: 1/6/2010
Abstract: The author recalls an interview with DARE founder Frederic G. Cassidy. He refers to Cassidy as "the engine driving the ambitious and acclaimed Dictionary of American Regional English".

Regional eats: What's in a name? (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Pujol, Rolando
Publication: AM New York
Date: 2/2/2010

Planting the Strip Between Sidewalk and Street (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Tortorello, Michael
Publication: New York Times
Date: 5/26/2010
Abstract: Several DARE definitions are mentioned for the grassy strip between the sidewalk and the street--a problem area for gardeners.

National following for local 'Words' (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Wilkens, John
Publication: SignOn San Diego
Date: 11/29/2009
Abstract: San Diego-based public radio show "A Way With Words" is featured. A color photo shows co-host Grant Barrett leaning on a stack of reference books that includes three volumes of DARE.

The Dictionary of American Regional English (Media Coverage)
Publication: Copyediting
Date: 7/29/2009
Abstract: A brief news item notes that DARE's website was recently updated.

Dream Senses, New York Minute (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Alice, Matthew
Publication: San Diego Reader
Date: 7/8/2009
Abstract: DARE is referenced in a discussion of the origin of the phrase "in a New York minute".

Getting it right (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Barrett, Grant
Publication: Star Online (All Malaysia ed.)
Date: 11/4/2009
Abstract: Cites the DARE entry for "sorry" as authority for stating that there are two main pronunciations of the word in the United States.

Hatfields and McCoys got nothing on Cokes and Pepsis (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Crump, Steve
Publication: Times-News (Twin Falls ID)
Date: 9/9/2009

Logophilia runs in the family (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Salter, Cathy
Publication: Columbia Daily Tribune (MO)
Date: 8/3/2009
Abstract: The writer calls DARE a "dictionary filled with quotations and illustrating the richness and diversity of America's spoken and written culture."

Say What? (Media Coverage)
Publication: AirTran Magazine
Date: 10/1/2009
Abstract: A U.S. map is featured, along with DARE definitions for several regional phrases. The article encourages travelers to "brush up on regional lingo before you touch down".

Remembering the Madisonians who 'got away' in 2009 (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Moe, Doug
Publication: Wisconsin State Journal
Date: 12/30/2009
Abstract: Moe mentions that his favorite piece in the New York Times' "The Lives They Lived " series was one published in 2000, reporting the death of DARE founder Frederic G. Cassidy.