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Slang : a very short introduction

Jonathon Green (Author)
"In this Very Short Introduction Jonathon Green asks what words qualify as slang, and whether slang should be acknowledged as a language in its own right. Looking forward, he considers what the digital revolution means for the future of slang."--Cover flap
Print Book, English, 2016
First edition View all formats and editions
Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2016
130 pages : illustrations, map ; 18 cm
9780198729532, 0198729537
'Slang': the word
'Slang' as a linguistic register
Is slang a language?
The words of slang: themes and development
The users of slang
The components of slang
Recording slang
The lexicography of slang: slang's dictionaries
The future of slang