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Wicked Words: A Treasury of Curses, Insults, Put-Downs, and Other Formerly Unprintable Terms From Anglo-Saxon Times to the Present
Wicked Words A Treasury of Curses Insults Put-Downs and Other Formerly Unprintable Terms From Anglo-Saxon Times to the Present
Author: Hugh Rawson
From the perceptive introduction throughout its almost 1,000 entries, Wicked Words if full of genuine insights, fascinating linguistic and social history, and interesting literary quotes. It is a documented dictionary and history of our wicked words. Though all of the taboo words are included, they are presented and analyzed objectively, as a ...  more »
ISBN: 97198
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 435
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Publisher: Crown Publishers, Inc.
Book Type: Paperback
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