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Author Hughes, Geoffrey, 1939-

Title Swearing : a social history of foul language, oaths, and profanity in English / Geoffrey Hughes
Published Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, Mass., USA : Blackwell, 1991

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Description ix, 283 pages ; 24 cm
Series The Language library
Language library.
Contents Includes indexes
Analysis English language Slang History
English language
English language Slang History
History
Overseas item
Slang
Social change
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [268]-274) and indexes
Subject English language -- History.
English language -- Obscene words.
English language -- Slang.
English language -- Social aspects.
English language -- Slang -- History.
Swearing -- History.
Author Crystal, David, 1941- series editor
LC no. 90023129
ISBN 0631165932
0631187359