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
Elena Rapowez marked it as to-read Mar 03, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Like more formal words and phrases, slang is created, modified, and transmitted by its users to serve their own purposes.
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. Chiko marked it as to-read Apr 16, Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Connie Eble refutes this notion as she reveals the sources, poetry, symbolism, and subtlety of informal slang expressions.
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. Index of Words Expressions and Affixes. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign slzng.
Dewi Syarif marked it as to-read Jan 09, Books by Connie Eble. Erin Kane marked it as to-read Jul 18, Slang is often seen as a lsang form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart.
Read more Read less. Sebastin cconnie it liked it May 11, The emphasis on “sociability” signaled in the title comes from the function that Eble sees as central to its use among students.
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.
Jasmine marked it as to-read Ane 05, In the case of college students, these purposes include cementing group identity and opposing slan. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. D’s book will likely be used only as a very secondary source in American undergraduate classes, conjie many graduate courses, more’s the pity, because it is a more relentless survey than such classes require.
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Karlha is currently reading it Jan 29, 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 In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves.
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