Amazingly, your answers to just a handful of questions can reveal where you grew up: How do you pronounce "pecan"? What do you call a long sandwich with varieties of meats and cheeses? Do you cut the grass or mow the lawn? This delightful exploration of American language chronicles the development of our unique way with words. Includes colorful maps detailing how Americans speak in their particular corner of the country. Paperback, 320 pages, color graphics throughout.