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Author McEnery, Tony, 1964-

Title Swearing in English : bad language, purity and power from 1586 to the present / Tony McEnery
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2006

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 MELB  427.09 Mce/Sie  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description xv, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Routledge advances in corpus linguistics ; 1
Routledge advances in corpus linguistics ; 1
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [262]-269) and index
Subject Swearing -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- English-speaking countries.
English language -- Social aspects.
English language -- Obscene words.
English language -- History.
English language -- Slang.
LC no. 2005004209
ISBN 0415258375 hardback