The Importance of Slang

September 19, 2012

Hour 1:           How important is slang to the development of a language and the society it serves? We’ll look beyond the dictionary definition this hour with American Speech [1] editor Michael Adams [2], author of “Slang: The People’s Poetry” (Oxford University Press, 2012) which is now out in paperback.

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[1] American Speech: http://americanspeech.dukejournals.org/

[2] Michael Adams: http://www.iub.edu/~engweb/faculty/profile_mAdams.shtml

[3] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/161439985/KERA_161439985.mp3

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