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Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language - Ruth Wajnryb
Expletive Deleted: A Good Look at Bad Language
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743274340 (0743274342)
Publisher: Free Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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staciebnsn rated it
I absolutely loved this book and Ruth Wajnryb's masterful blend of linguistic analysis and tongue-in-cheek commentary on "swearing." I don't consider myself a linguistics nerd by any means so there were some moments when the linguistic vocabulary felt a little over my head, but for the most part I f...
rionafaith rated it
This was a bit more dry and academic than I expected, but I still enjoyed it. I thought it would be more of a history of swearing, or a sociological study of the way different groups curse. There's definitely some of that but most of the focus is on linguistics, which I really don't know much about....
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