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Lumberjack lingo

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Published by NorthWord in [Madison, Wis.] .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Loggers -- United States -- Language -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- United States -- Slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • Logging -- Dictionaries.,
  • Americanisms -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby L.G. Sorden and Jacque Vallier.
ContributionsVallier, Jacque.
LC ClassificationsPE3727.L8 S67 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2744827M
ISBN 100942802128, 0961396199
LC Control Number86063260

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