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Bad language

Bad language

Author: Lars-Gunnar Andersson; Peter Trudgill
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Basil Blackwell, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The authors take a look at negative attitudes to language use and try to account for the various types of hostility, arguing that most types of "bad" language have their place, and should be seen as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lars-Gunnar Andersson; Peter Trudgill
ISBN: 0631178724 9780631178729 0140125086 9780140125085
OCLC Number: 21973314
Notes: "Parts ... based on L.G. Andersson's Fult språk"--Acknowledgements.
Credits: Based in part on L.-G. Andersson's Fult språk.
Description: 202 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction - who gives a damn?; good or bad?; attitudes; swearing; slang; sort of meaningless?; right or wrong?; bad accents; change or decay?; bad language and education; moral.
Responsibility: Lars Andersson and Peter Trudgill.


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