Swearing: A Social History of Foul Language, Oaths and Profanity in English download free [PDF and Ebook] by Geoffrey Hughes

Swearing: A Social History of Foul Language, Oaths and Profanity in English download free [PDF and Ebook] by Geoffrey Hughes year 1998
  • Book name: Swearing: A Social History of Foul Language, Oaths and Profanity in English
  • Author: Geoffrey Hughes
  • Release date: 1998/3/13
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9780140267075
  • Rating: 7.17 of 10
  • Votes: 580
  • Review by: Cullen Kent
  • Review rating: 8.97 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Tracing the history of swearing from ancient Anglo-Saxon traditions and those of the Middle Ages, through Shakespeare, the Enlightenment and the Victorians, to the Lady Chatterley trial and various current trends, Geoffrey Hughes explores a fascinating, little discussed yet irrespressible part of our linguistic heritage. This second edition contains a Postscript updating various contemporary developments, such as the growth of Political Correctness.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H1M51S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Linguistics, Language: Reference & General, Dialect, Slang & Jargon
  • Available formats: DOC, EPUB, TXT, PNG, WORD, OEB, PDF, AZW3. Compressed in TAR.Z, TAR, CBC, RAR, LZO, TBZ2, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.68 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x13mm
  • Weight: 213g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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