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Euphemism & dysphemism : language used as shield and weapon, Keith Allan, Kate Burridge

Label
Euphemism & dysphemism : language used as shield and weapon
Title
Euphemism & dysphemism
Title remainder
language used as shield and weapon
Statement of responsibility
Keith Allan, Kate Burridge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
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Allan, Keith
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Burridge, Kate
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  • English language
  • Dutch language
  • English language
  • Dutch language
  • Euphemism
Label
Euphemism & dysphemism : language used as shield and weapon, Keith Allan, Kate Burridge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory remarks on language used as shield and weapon -- Euphemism, dysphemism, and cross-varietal synonymy -- Euphemism in addressing and naming -- Bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts -- The lexicon for bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts -- Ways of being abusive: taboo terms as insults, epithets, and expletives -- Never say die: death, dying, and killing -- Unease in talking about disease -- Distinguishing between jargon, style, and x-phemism -- Language as a veil: artful euphemism -- Language used as shield and weapon
Control code
ocm22542447
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 263 p.
Isbn
9780195066227
Lccn
90049602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Euphemism & dysphemism : language used as shield and weapon, Keith Allan, Kate Burridge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introductory remarks on language used as shield and weapon -- Euphemism, dysphemism, and cross-varietal synonymy -- Euphemism in addressing and naming -- Bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts -- The lexicon for bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts -- Ways of being abusive: taboo terms as insults, epithets, and expletives -- Never say die: death, dying, and killing -- Unease in talking about disease -- Distinguishing between jargon, style, and x-phemism -- Language as a veil: artful euphemism -- Language used as shield and weapon
Control code
ocm22542447
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 263 p.
Isbn
9780195066227
Lccn
90049602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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