Slang: The People's Poetry

Slang: The People's Poetry

by Michael Adams


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199913770
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/01/2012
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Michael Adams teaches English language and literature at Indiana University. He is the author of Slayer Slang: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lexicon and editor of From Elvish to Klingon. For several years, he was editor of Dictionaries: Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America. He is currently editor of the journal American Speech.

Table of Contents

1. "What it is?"
2. Fitting In
3. Standing Out
4. It's All in Your Head

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