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Vulgar tongues : an alternative history of English slang, Max Decharne

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Vulgar tongues : an alternative history of English slang
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Vulgar tongues : an alternative history of English slang
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Max Decharne
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Title
Vulgar tongues
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Summary
This rollercoaster ride through the colorful history of slang—from highwaymen to hip-hop—is a fresh and exciting take on the subject: entertaining and authoritative without being patronizing, out-of-touch or voyeuristic
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10566914
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE3711
LC item number
.D43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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an alternative history of English slang
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an alternative history of English slang
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Max Decharne
Vulgar tongues : an alternative history of English slang, Max Decharne
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Vulgar tongues : an alternative history of English slang, Max Decharne
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-357) and index
Contents
The mark of a decadent mind -- Vagabond speech and rogue's Latin -- The beast with two backs -- The oldest profession -- This bag of bones -- Polari missiles -- Here's to crime -- Tails you booze -- High as a kite -- Dig that sound -- It takes a record company with millions to push us forward -- Burn baby burn -- Uniform patterns of speech -- The last word
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ocn959875848
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781681774640
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(hc)
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illustration

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