THE VULGAR TONGUE: Green's History of Slang
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.
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