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|Notes:||Originally published: 2009.|
|Description:||xv, 238 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||What it is?: the essentials of slang --
Fitting in social dynamics of slang --
Standing out: aesthetic dimensions of slang --
It's all in your head: cognitive aspects of slang.
"Adams' theories are brilliant, and he draws on a startlingly diverse universe to illustrate his points, leaping without apparent effort from Chaucer to stamp collectors; from snowboarders to UPS