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Coleman, Julie
The life of slang / Julie Coleman
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PE3711 .C65 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English language -- Slang
English language -- Slang -- History
Physical Description xi, 354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [314]-323) and indexes
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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