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Author Chirico, Rob.

Title Damn! : a cultural history of swearing in modern America / Rob Chirico ; Foreword by Keith Allan.

Publication Info. Durham, North Carolina : Pitchstone Publishing, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    394 CHI    Available
Description 183 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Frankly, my dear, I do give a damn! -- What's in a dirty word? -- What's sex got to do with it? -- You're in the fucking army now! -- Swearing, a game anyone can play -- All the news that's fit to print -- You've got to be carefully taught -- You have the words, my dear, but I'm afraid you'll never master the tune -- Word on the street -- Is nothing sacrilegious ... yet?
Subject English language -- United States -- Obscene words -- History.
English language -- United States -- Obscene words.
English language -- United States -- Swear words -- History.
English language -- United States -- Swear words.
Swearing -- United States -- History.
Americanisms -- History.
ISBN 9781939578204 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1939578205 (pbk. : alk. paper)

 
    
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