Swearing: A cross-cultural linguistic study. The book starts with the definition of swearing as a sociolinguistic. phenomenon and continues with its classifications
Swearing: A cross-cultural linguistic study. phenomenon and continues with its classifications. According to the author, swearing often involves the use of four-letter words like English fuck, shit. that in spite of the negative characteristics of these words, many people find.
Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study. price for USA in USD (gross). In addition the study traces the history of swearing from its first known appearance in Ancient Egypt to the present day. Show all. About the authors. References Ljung, M. (2009) The functions of expletive interjections in spoken English. In A. Renouf and A. Kehoe (eds) Corpus Linguistics: Refinements and Reassessments 155–171. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopo.
This study provides a definition and a typology of swearing and compares its manifestations in English and 24. .
In addition the study traces the history of swearing from its first known appearance in Ancient Egypt to the present day. Categories: Education. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan. Swearing: A Cross-Cultural Linguistic Study - eBook. In the end I don't understand why we swear. Categorizing, the history of, and the linguistic mechanisms do not explain why we insert uglinesses into our speech, especially when those uglinesses This book is slightly better than ok. The book takes a multilingual approach to swearing. It gives a history of swearing. By (author) Magnus Ljung.