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432 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199398140

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The Vulgar Tongue

Green's History of Slang

Jonathon Green

  • A comprehensive history of slang in the English speaking world by its leading lexicographer
  • Shows how slang has grown into a current vocabulary with an established role in contemporary English
  • Focuses on the various themes that run through the word-list: crime, sex, bodily parts and functions, insults, and drink and drugs

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