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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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Danielle marked it as to-read Jul 06, Reflecting the impossibility of finding a formal definition for this term, William Labov condemned research on slang to ‘an outer, extra-linguistic darkness’ 97while Lighter’s own widely heralded Slangg House historical dictionary of American slang explicitly avoids a formal definition.

Be the first to ask a question about Slang and Sociability. Review “A delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition. Like more formal words and phrases, slang is created, modified, and transmitted by its users to serve their own purposes.

Mint added it Jun 16, 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. In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart. Ikhsan Andriana added it Aug 20, 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.

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Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students

In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

These and similar efforts either fail to define at all or else are easily contradicted by example; elsewhere, slang has been variously confused withjargon, dialect, or nonstandard usage. Olivia rated it liked it Jun 19, Ships from and sold by books-fyi. University of North Carolina Press, Matthew marked it as to-read Jan 22, Frazer, Western Illinois University This book nicely crystallizes Eble’s work on collegiate slang, a series of surveys begun in which was reported and analyzed over the years in conference papers, in articles, and in one monograph Eble 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.

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As with many studies of slang, this one offers a great deal of fun, providing lists of contemporary or recently trendy sociabikity terms such as “doing the naked pretzel” for a sexual encounter, “a triple burger with cheese” for a very attractive woman, and “do time in jail” for spending the required time in study hall obligatory for some athletes at the University of North Carolina where Eble teaches.

Eble Limited preview – Examples from the glossary: Would you like to tell us connnie a lower price? Showing of 1 reviews. Hristina Gnip marked it as to-read Jun 23, D’s book will likely be used only as a very secondary source in American undergraduate classes, even many graduate courses, more’s the pity, because it is a more relentless survey than such classes require.

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Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students by Connie Eble

In-group language among college students. Selected pages Table of Contents. Don’t have a Kindle? Ruzanna marked it as to-read Jun 24, It is fascinating, thorough, and a delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition.

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