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The language report

Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

What goes around : a hundred years of new words
In the spotlight : the words in the news
The language innovators : how new words come about
WAN 2 TLK TXT?
Words on the catwalk
Plain cyberspeaking
Fighting talk : the language of battle
Talking on message : the new political lexicon
Riding the soundwaves
The language traders : business speak
The word on the pitch : sporting language
Quotes of the century
Slanguage on the streets : the new urban slang
Chewing the linguistic scenery : idioms
Slogans are forever : the best of advertising
I'm a celebrity, get me in the the dictionary
Dinky dirts and Tony Blairs : rhyming slang in the 2000s
Free comment : the art of the headline
Sticks and stones
Apostrophe catastrophes : new trends in grammar and usage
Crossing continents : US English
Where global meets local : world English
Sound and fury : the changing pronunciation of British English
The sound of American English
Fictional realities : the language of TV.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
428
Library of Congress
PE1630 .D46 2003

The Physical Object

Pagination
vii, 151 p. ;
Number of pages
151

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3319769M
Internet Archive
languagereport00dent
ISBN 10
0198608608
LC Control Number
2004271426
OCLC/WorldCat
52696192
Library Thing
96291
Goodreads
2319083
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