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Cursing in America A Psycholinguistic Study of Dirty Language in the Courts, in the Movies, in the Schoolyards and on the Streets by Timothy Jay

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Published by John Benjamins Publishing Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Unassigned Title,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • English Language (Specific Aspects),
  • Words, Obscene,
  • Psychology,
  • United States,
  • Linguistics,
  • Emotions,
  • Blessing and cursing,
  • English language,
  • Obscene words

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8577419M
ISBN 10155619451X
ISBN 109781556194511

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Cursing in America: A Psycholinguistic Study of Dirty Language in the Courts, in the Movies, in the Schoolyards and on the Streets, Timothy Jay Author Timothy Jay. Cursing in America: A psycholinguistic study of dirty language in the courts, in the movies, in the schoolyards and on the streets - Ebook written by Timothy Jay. Read this book using Google Play Author: Timothy Jay. Aug 09,  · It’s not just your @#%& imagination: American books have gotten a lot more profane over the last six decades, according to a study led by a San Diego State University psychology professor. A . Books With Lots of Cussing Books that have a lot of swear words, usually with either foul-mouthed characters or gritty writing. Must contain at least one f-word.