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Nine nasty words : English in the gutter : then, now, and forever Book
Book | Avery, [New York] : [2021]

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"One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much"--
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  • ISBN: 9780593188798 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 276 pages ; 19 cm
  • Publisher: [New York] : Avery, [2021]
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Damn and hell: English's first bad words -- What is it about fuck? -- Profanity and shit -- A kick-ass little word -- Those certain parts -- Why do we call it "the n-word"? -- The other f-word -- Being in total control, honey! -- A motherfucking addendum.
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