The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Rhyming Slangs PDF ePub eBook

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The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Rhyming Slangs free pdf The Bloomsbury Dictionary of Rhyming Slangs provides a comprehensive and authoritative record of the variant rhyming slangs used in the Anglophone world. The dictionary specifically records social, regional and local variation within the UK alongside an up to date survey of rhyming slangs used in World Englishes at large. It builds upon previous work in the area and establishes a rigorous and authoritative account of the hugely imaginative way that rhyme is used within slangs and argot speech. It stresses accuracy and provability alongside its diversity. This is an academically rigorous work that is both accessible and scholarly. In the manner of the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English this is a dictionary with authority and a personality.

About Terry Victor

Terry Victor is co-editor (with Tom Dalzell) of the first and revised second editions of the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English and the Concise NPDSUE, Sex Slang and Vice Slang. He is author of the chapter Gestural Slang in Global English Slang: Methodologies and Perspectives. Antonio Lillo is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Alicante, Spain and author of Transcribing English: The Nuts and Bolts of Phonemic Transcription (Comares, 2009) and co-author of Grammar in Gobbets (AguaClara, 2002- 2nd ed. 2011). He has also published numerous articles on word-play and varieties of rhyming slang in such journals as English Studies, English Today, English World-Wide, Journal of English Linguistics and Scottish Language.

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Author : Terry Victor
Publisher : Continuum Publishing Corporation
Data Published : 22 May 2050
ISBN : 162356090X
EAN : 9781623560904
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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