Praise for Let's Talk Turkey:

"Much more than a list of phrases and definitions, … a lively and enjoyable exploration of how Americans developed their own inimitable style of speech."
Monsters & Critics, May 7, 2011

"Provides the story—and in some cases the many stories—behind the words."
–Brandy Allport, Florida Times-Union, Nov. 24, 2008

"Informative, readable, and a handy guide to numerous Americanisms."
–eLanguage, Dec. 24, 2010

"A delightful and very readable collection of interesting tidbits of American expressions."
–David K. Barnhart, editor of The Barnhart Dictionary Companion and The Barnhart New-Words Concordance

"You can bet your bottom dollar that this book will inform and amuse."
–Randall M. Miller, Professor of History, Saint Joseph's University, and co-author of Unto a Good Land: A History of the American People