An Encyclopedia of Swearing

An Encyclopedia of Swearing

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World

eBook - 2006
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Covering the various social dynamics that generate swearing, foul language, and insults in the entire range of the English language, this encyclopedia emphasises on American and British English. A-Z entries cover the full range of swearing and foul language in English, including fascinating details on the history and origins of each term.
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Ă2006
ISBN: 9780765621122
0765621126
9781280912238
1280912235
0765612313
9780765612311
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 573 pages) : illustrations
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