Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study (Hardback)
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Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study (Hardback)

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Hardback 190 Pages / Published: 30/11/2010
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This study provides a definition and a typology of swearing and compares its manifestations in English and 24 other languages. In addition the study traces the history of swearing from its first known appearance in Ancient Egypt to the present day.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230576315
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm


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"This volume is both a majestic state of the art review of work undertaken on swearing to date and a very important original contribution to studies in the area. I strongly recommend all with an interest in this topic to read this book." - Tony McEnery, Lancaster University, UK

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