Autor: Julie Coleman
ISBN-13: 9780199679171
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 354
Format: 216x134x27 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Life of Slang

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1 What is Slang?; 2 Spawning; 3 Development; 4 Survival and Metamorphosis; 5 The Spread of Slang; 6 Prigs, Culls, and Blosses: Cant and Flash Language; 7 Jolly Good Show: British Slang to the Twentieth Century; 8 Whangdoodles and Fixings: Early American Slang; 9 Bludgers, Sooks and Moffies: English Slang around the World; 10 Top Bananas and Bunny-boilers: The Media and Entertainment Age; 11 Leet to Lols: The Digital Age; 12 Endsville; Acknowledgements; Explanatory Notes; Bibliography; Word Index; Index
This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet and explores why and how slang is used. Based on inside information from real live slang users as well as the best scholarly sources, this book is guaranteed to teach you some new words that you shouldn't use in polite company.
Autor: Julie Coleman
Julie Coleman was born in Coventry and attended Finham Park Comprehensive. She studied at Manchester University and King's College London, taught at Lund University in Sweden, and is now a Professor in the School of English at the University of Leicester. She has written several books about dictionaries.

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Autor: Julie Coleman
ISBN-13:: 9780199679171
ISBN: 0199679177
Erscheinungsjahr: 07.02.2014
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Gewicht: 443g
Seiten: 354
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 216x134x27 mm