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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Hristina Gnip marked it as to-read Jun 23, Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. A Practical Guide for Students, 3rd Edition. All linguists will of course take note, but so should anyone who loves language.
Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Jamie rated it it was ok Jan 22, In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves. My library Help Advanced Book Search. But usually he only provides broad-stroke guidance through the chronologically ordered—cross-cut by generativity vs.
As with many studies slangg slang, this one offers a great deal of fun, providing lists of contemporary or recently trendy student 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.
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Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students by Connie Eble
Professor Eble has long been the premiere authority on college slang. Start reading Slang and Sociability on your Kindle in under a minute. Selected pages Table of Contents.
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Arief Permadi marked it as to-read Mar 02, Dewi Syarif marked it as to-read Jan 09, Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart. Of greatest interest is her ethnographic study isolating precisely the types ofinterpersonal relationships which slang signals. Chiko marked it as to-read Apr 16, Index of Words Expressions and Affixes. Share your thoughts with other customers.
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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. In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves.
Viani added it Apr 01, In the case of college students, these purposes include cementing group identity and opposing authority.
Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language Among College Students
Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Based on more than 10, examples submitted by Eble’s students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over the last twenty qnd, the book shows that slang is dynamic vocabulary that cannot be dismissed as deviant or marginal. Account Options Sign in.