1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue
by Francis Grose
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 2004
You don't need to be a philologist or an etymologist to become engrossed in this book on the vulgar tongue, popular language and not crude or coarse talk. It contains the fashionable words and favorite expressions of those olden days, many of which have endured to this day and others that have long since been abandoned.
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What are human languages, such that they can be acquired and used as they are? This text surveys some of the most important and recent approaches to this question, breaking the problem up along traditional lines. The emphasis is on methods.
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This textbook grew out of our efforts to develop teaching material for the undergraduate-level Introduction to Syntax course. It is particularly well suited to general readers or those who work in disciplines related to linguistics.
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