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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Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students
Not surprisingly, dictionaries disagree on which words are labelled ‘slang’ and which are not. Refresh and try again. In the case of college students, these purposes include cementing group identity and opposing authority. Erin Kane marked it as to-read Jul 18, Ikhsan Andriana added it Aug 20, Devi Istyanisa rated it really liked it Nov 12, This is a splendid little book that might be of use to anyone interested in American university student culture, but is particularly insightful on the nature and uses of student slang.
Appendix 1 The Top Forty in Slang. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Of greatest interest is her ethnographic study isolating precisely the types ofinterpersonal relationships which slang signals. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. As Dumas and Lighter noted ina formal definition of slang seems forever evasive, although lexicographers, poets, linguists, and others continue to try to define it.
Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Halsted Bernard added it Apr 06, All linguists will of course take note, but so should anyone who loves language. The book includes a glossary of the more than 1, slang words and phrases discussed in the text, as well as a list of the 40 most enduring terms since Examples from the glossary: Trivia About Slang and Sociabi Karolina rated it liked it Aug 11, A few examples range from ‘a body of words accepted as intelligible, Connie Eble refutes this notion as she reveals the sources, poetry, symbolism, and subtlety of informal slang expressions.
In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves. Deborah Tannen, author of “Talking Voices” and “Talking from 9 to 5″” A delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition. Account Options Cojnie in.
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Please try again later. Sebastin rated it liked it May 11, Mint added it Jun 16, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It is fascinating, thorough, and a delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition.
Nonetheless, as a reference tool it is a work of such high quality that the same ground need never be covered again, and I expect that it will be used widely by scholars. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
The book includes a glossary of the more than 1, slang words and phrases discussed in the text, as well as a list of the 40 most enduring terms since Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves.
Connie Eble refutes this notion as she reveals the sources, poetry, symbolism, and subtlety of informal slang expressions. Eble’s approach is empirical and her conclusions are based on thousands of responses from undergraduates collected over a period of about two decades ending in