Mac professor publishes seventh book

By Ryne Turke on November 16, 2015 at 7:17am

A professor at MacMurray College has published his seventh book on American English.

Allan Metcalf’s latest book, From Skedaddle to Selfie: words of the Generations, was published this month by Oxford University Press.

According to a press release, the book looks at words that characterize the different generations in American history like selfie, slacker and groovy.

The book is available at the MacMurray College bookstore and Our Town Bookstore in Jacksonville.