The American contribution to the English language
Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/30/2010, 10:06 a.m.
With the Fourth of July right around the corner, Midmorning's word origin guru looks at how Americans have shaped the English language.
- Anatoly Liberman: Professor in the Department of German, Scandinavian and Dutch at the University of Minnesota. His most recent book is "an Analytic Dictionary of English Etymology."