What words qualify as slang? Should slang be acknowledged as a language in itself? And what does the digital revolution mean for the future of slang? In this Very Short Introduction, Jonathon Green addresses these questions, considering the etymology, dating, and spelling of the words that have invaded and shaped the English language.
Author Jonathon Green Published by Oxford University Press ISBN 9780198729532 EAN 9780198729532 Bic Code Cover Paperback