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Slang: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jonathon Green

9780198729532
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February 2016

Very Short Introductions

What words qualify as slang? Should slang be acknowledged as a language in itself? And what does the digital revolution mean for the future of slang? In this Very Short Introduction, Jonathon Green addresses these questions, considering the etymology, dating, and spelling of the words that have invaded and shaped the English language.

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Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

John Edwards

9780199858613
Paperback
July 2013

Very Short Introductions

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Rhetoric: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Richard Toye

9780199651368
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March 2013

Very Short Introductions

Society's attitudes to rhetoric are often very negative. Here, Richard Toye provides an engaging, historically informed introduction to rhetoric, from Ancient Greece to the present day. Wide-ranging in its scope, this Very Short Introduction is the essential starting point for understanding the art of persuasion.

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