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Life of slang / Julie Coleman.

By: Coleman, Julie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012Description: xi, 354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780199571994 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Dialectology -- Slang | English language -- Slang -- HistoryDDC classification: 417.2
Contents:
What is slang? -- Spawning -- Development -- Survival and metamorphosis -- The spread of slang -- Prigs, culls, and blosses : cant and flash language -- Jolly good show : British slang to the twentieth century -- Whangdoodles and fixings : early American slang -- Bludgers, sooks, and moffies : English slang around the world -- Top bananas and bunny-boilers : the media and entertainment age -- Leet to lols : the digital age -- Endsville.
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General Collection 417.2 C54 (Browse shelf) 128125 Available 128125

Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-323) and indexes.

What is slang? -- Spawning -- Development -- Survival and metamorphosis -- The spread of slang -- Prigs, culls, and blosses : cant and flash language -- Jolly good show : British slang to the twentieth century -- Whangdoodles and fixings : early American slang -- Bludgers, sooks, and moffies : English slang around the world -- Top bananas and bunny-boilers : the media and entertainment age -- Leet to lols : the digital age -- Endsville.

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