Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language among College Students. By Connie. Eble. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xi + Reviewed. Reviews: Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language among College Students. By Connie Eble. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xi + Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart. Connie Eble refutes this no.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Select Glossary of Student Slang. Get to Know Us. Karolina rated it liked it Aug 11, Slang is often seen as a lesser form of slany, one that is simply not as sciability or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart. Sebastin rated it liked it May 11, Appendix 1 The Top Forty slxng Slang. Selected pages Table of Contents. Reflecting the impossibility of finding a formal definition for this term, William Labov condemned research on slang to ‘an outer, extra-linguistic darkness’ 97while Lighter’s own widely heralded Random House historical dictionary of American slang explicitly avoids a formal definition.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. All linguists will of course take note, but so should anyone who loves language. Asma Karolia marked it as to-read Dec 03, Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart.
Frazer, Western Illinois University This book nicely crystallizes Eble’s work on collegiate slang, a sociabilityy of surveys begun in which was reported and analyzed over the years in conference papers, in articles, and in one monograph Eble Based on more than 10, examples submitted by Eble’s students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over the last twenty years, the book shows that slang is dynamic vocabulary that cannot be dismissed as deviant or marginal.
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Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students
What a Professor Learned by Becoming a Student. Like more formal words and phrases, slang is created, modified, and transmitted by its users to serve their own sociabilityy.
Here E discusses the processes which produce slang as well as other words, reveals the close relationship between slang and the subcultures which produce it, and examines the changes in collegiate slang over the past century. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.
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Showing of 1 reviews. In a way, slang can be seen to occupy a middle ground between formality and intimacy. A few examples range from ‘a body of words accepted as intelligible,