Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study

Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study

by M. Ljung

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349366156
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2011
Edition description: 1st ed. 2011
Pages: 190
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

MAGNUS LJUNG is Emeritus Professor of English Languageat the University of Stockholm, Sweden. He has published works on English word formation, syntax, expletive language and corpus linguistics.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Notes on Transliteration Abbreviations Defining Swearing A Typology of Swearing History of Swearing Interjections Oaths, Emphatic Denials, Curses Ritual Insults, Unfriendly Suggestions, Name-Calling Degree, Dislike, Emphasis, Exasperation and Annoyance Replacive Swearing Notes Appendices Bibliography Index

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