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THE VULGAR TONGUE: Green's History of Slang

Jonathon Green
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Follows the story of slang, starting with its origins in the gutter and thieves' taverns and venturing across centuries and into every medium. Despite its taboo reputation, Green argues for slang's creativity, wit, energy, and inventiveness, revealing it as an expression of humanity at its most human.

Format: Hardbound Pages: 419 Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: 9780199398140 Item #: 5748127

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