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Published: 25 February 2016

144 Pages | 9 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780198729532

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Slang: A Very Short Introduction

Jonathon Green

Very Short Introductions

  • Approaches the words of slang thematically, considering their various users and settings
  • Discusses the lexicography of slang and traces the 500 year history of slang dictionaries
  • Considers the future of slang in light of the digital revolution
  • Part of the best selling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide