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- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
The second volume (volume 1, 1567-1784, 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. more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 159.99 US$ 137.59
Volume III of this acclaimed history casts light on life across the globe - from Canadian and Australian settlers, London cockneys, and American schoolboys to New York ganglang, the narcotics trade, and the entertainment business. A book for everyone interested in language, lexicography, class, poverty, sexuality, and the criminal underworld. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61
This book traces the development of English slang from the earliest records to the latest tweet and explores why and how slang is used. Based on inside information from real live slang users as well as the best scholarly sources, this book is guaranteed to teach you some new words that you shouldn't use in polite company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95
Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection between the different sub-fields of linguistics. A key... more...
- Thomas Nelson 2013; US$ 12.79
Unexpected Love offers a compelling vision of a Savior who meets us where we are and will take us where we need to go. Discover his passion for women. What you read will impact your own relationship with him. You will fall in love with the dynamic, beautiful, and unexpectedly personal Jesus. more...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2006; US$ 39.95
This book provides practical guidance for a wide range of professionals working with parents and families, answering common questions such as 'How can parents facilitate their child's transition to secondary school?' and 'How can families best communicate about alcohol?'. more...