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Published: 26 August 2010

320 Pages


ISBN: 9780195389135

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A Guide to Oaths, Ring Tones, Ransom Notes, Famous Last Words, and Other Forms of Minimalist Communication

Alexander Humez, Nicholas Humez, and Rob Flynn

  • A diverse sampling of brief forms of speech and their cultural baggage.
  • Organized thematically: phone, mail, news, computers, socializing, warnings, insults, crime, hello and goodbye.