Slang down the ages

the historical development of slang by Jonathon Green

Publisher: Kyle Cathie in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 393 Downloads: 279
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StatementJonathon Green.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 393 p. ;
Number of Pages393
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18725637M
ISBN 101856264793

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Top synonym for throughout the ages (another word for throughout the ages) is over centuries. Unfortunately, some slang is specifically designed to keep parents in the dark.

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Characteristically individual, slang often incorporates elements of the jargons of special-interest groups (e.g., professional, sport, regional, criminal, drug, and sexual subcultures). Slang words often come from foreign languages or are of a regional nature. Slang is very old, and the reasons for its development have been much investigated.

A word may drift down through time from one current of English (say, the language of World War II soldiers) to another (the slang of computer programmers).

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Slang is very informal language or specific words used by a particular group of people. You'll usually hear slang spoken more often than you'll see it put in writing, though emails and texts often contain many conversational slang words.

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It's a common phrase in California to tease outsiders (esp. from the Midwest) that they have a "farmer's tan" when in California people pride themselves on having.

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