The City in Slang: New York Life and Popular Speech

The City in Slang

New York Life and Popular Speech

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ISBN10: 0195092651 ISBN13: 9780195092653 Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand Published: Feb 23 1995 Weight: 0.55lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Language: English

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Traces the emergence of slang terms in the growing metropolis of New York City, providing a lexicon of urban speech and an account of the social history of New York

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