from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the nonstandard varieties of English spoken by African Americans. Also called Black English, Black English Vernacular, Black Vernacular English, Ebonics. See Usage Note at Black English.
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His 75-year-old father, Sonny, has been doing masonry-related work at the mission since 1947, and his son is the family's fifth generation to toil there.