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  • A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries, 2by Julie Coleman

    Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 54.99

    The second volume (volume 1, 1567-1785, published in January 2004) of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining history of the uses and the recording of slang and criminal cant takes the story from 1785 to 1858 and explores its first manifestations in the USA and Australia. - ;The second volume of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining... more...

  • A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries, Volume III: 1859-1936by Julie Coleman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 149.99

    This book continues Julie Coleman's acclaimed history of dictionaries of English slang and cant. It describes the increasingly systematic and scholarly way in which such terms were recorded and classified in the UK, the USA, Australia, and elsewhere, and the huge growth in the publication of and public appetite for dictionaries, glossaries, and... more...

  • The Life of Slangby Julie Coleman

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 20.99

    This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet. It explores why and how slang is used, and traces the development of slang in English-speaking nations around the world. The records of the Old Bailey and machine-searchable newspaper collections provide a wealth of new information about historical slang,... more...

  • Global English Slangby Julie Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This book provides a series of snapshots of current English slang usage around the world, both in countries where English is a first or second language and in multi-lingual contexts. more...

  • Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicographyby Julie Coleman; Christian J. Kay

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2000; US$ 165.00

    The papers in this volume show the range and direction of current work in historical semantics and word-studies. There is a strong focus throughout on semantic change and lexical innovation, interpreted within a sociolinguistic, cultural or textual context. Many of the papers draw on the remarkable range of electronic resources now available to historical... more...

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