Slang

Slang: Selected full-text books and articles

Slang: The People's Poetry By Michael Adams Oxford University Press, 2009
African American English: A Linguistic Introduction By Lisa J. Green Cambridge University Press, 2002
Librarian's tip: "Slang: Adding Words to the Lexicon" begins on p. 27
Sexual Slang and Gender By Gordon, Michael Women and Language, Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall 1993
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Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender, and Sexuality By Anna Livia; Kira Hall Oxford University Press, 1997
Librarian's tip: Chap. 18 "Homophobic Slang as Coercive Discourse among College Students"
Much Ado about "Sweet Bugger All": Getting to the Bottom of a Puzzle in British Folk Speech. (Research Article) By Dundes, Alan Folklore, Vol. 113, No. 1, April 2002
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Mankind, Nation and Individual from a Linguistic Point of View By Otto Jespersen H. Aschehoug, 1925
Librarian's tip: Chap. VIII "Slang"
Unusual Words and How They Came About By Edwin Radford Philosophical Library, 1946
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