Slang: A Very Short Introduction

Slang: A Very Short Introduction

by Jonathon Green


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198729532
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 05/01/2016
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jonathon Green, is a lexicographer and author of Green's Dictionary of Slang, Cassell's Dictionary of Slang, and Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made.

Table of Contents

1. 'Slang': the word
2. 'Slang' as a linguistic register
3. Is slang a language?
4. The words of slang: themes and development
5. The users of slang
6. The components of slang
7. Recording slang
8. The lexicography of slang: slang's dictionaries
9. The future of slang

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