African American Slang: A Linguistic Description

African American Slang: A Linguistic Description

by Maciej Widawski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107074170
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/05/2015
Pages: 314
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

Maciej Widawski is a professor of linguistics specializing in lexical variation and its description. He has conducted research on slang since the early 1990s and has written extensively on the subject. His recent books include The Dictionary of City Names in American Slang (2011) and Yinglish (2012).

Table of Contents

Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Foundations; 2. Forms; 3. Meanings; 4. Themes; 5. Functions; Conclusion; Glossary A-Z; Bibliography; Sources; Index.

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