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Published: 24 March 2012

352 Pages

5 3/8 x 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9780199571994

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The Life of Slang

Julie Coleman

  • Engagingly and accessibly written and assumes no background knowledge
  • Covers the Old English period to 2011, using blogs and tweets to explore contemporary slang. Shows the reader how they can do the same
  • Includes a word index for the slang terms in the book