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South Atlantic Quarterly (1947) 46 (4): 537–544.
Published: 01 October 1947
...John Abbot Clark Copyright © 1947 by Duke University Press 1947 ADE S FABLES IN SLANG: AN APPRECIATION JOHN ABBOT CLARK ERNARD SMITH asked in 1939 (Forces in American Criti­ cism) . . . What are we to think of a process of reasoning that convinces a critic [Mencken] that he ought to embrace...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1942) 41 (4): 450–462.
Published: 01 October 1942
... concurs with enthusiasm in the judgment of the publisher: this biography is unique. It ranks with the best biographies of Columbus and it is eminently readable. Alan K. Manchester. AMERICAN SLANG The American Thesaurus of Slang. By Lester V. Berrey and Mel­ vin Van den Bark. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1964) 63 (4): 564–575.
Published: 01 October 1964
... sent word: I know my life is nearly spent Because my want to go is went. Slang! What about the American vernacular? They say things are touch-and-go. We are told so-and-so is always on the go, or maybe going to the dogs, or gone to blazes. Our preachers speak of the on-going work. We go for somebody...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1935) 34 (2): 220–236.
Published: 01 April 1935
... and imposing presence carried all before him. Miss Swann is quite accurate (except in her knowledge of slang) in saying that all the time he was calling a bluff. At the time, Words­ worth and his sister, and to some extent Carlyle, saw through his false front. Miss Swann now makes it quite clear to everyone...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1961) 60 (4): 509–516.
Published: 01 October 1961
... the structural description of language has made for a revolution in grammar studies, this pamphlet provides tentative answers and invites his searching for others after his interest has been engaged. Laird s sprightly style makes the engagement easy, [holger o. nygard In his Smaller Slang Dictionary (New York...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1989) 88 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 January 1989
... Smitherman-Donaldson and Teun A. Van Dijk (Detroit, 1988). 7 For example, Julia P. Stanley, "Homosexual Slang, American Speech 45 (1970): 45-59; Fred R. Shapiro, Earlier Citations for Terms Characterizing Homosexuals, forthcoming in American Speech. 8 Richard Spears, Slang and Euphemism: A Dictionary...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (2): 519–542.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- gory was that of idiom, including slang and other types of speech that give Habiter, cuisiner its unique vocal texture, which relates by extension to the 6516 THE SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY 100:2 / sheet 212 of 284 notion of terroir...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 January 1949
... in America, and American Slang. The expert in linguistics will find familiar information nicely assembled for convenient reference. But, like all Mr. Mencken s books on language or any other subject, this volume is more than a compilation for experts. One of its principal charms is its massing together...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1993) 92 (4): 559–568.
Published: 01 October 1993
...Mark Dery Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Mark Dery Flame Wars Flame wars, in compu-slang, are vitriolic on-line exchanges. Often, they are conducted publicly, in discussion groups clustered under thematic headings on electronic bulletin boards, or less frequently in the form...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1922) 21 (3): 193–202.
Published: 01 July 1922
... supervising the production of their works by American film corporations, and the playwright. Henry Arthur Jones, made a journey to America for this purpose. Curiously enough, the cinematograph has not only brought Englishmen to America, but it lias also carried American slang to England. The English formerly...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1970) 69 (2): 302–305.
Published: 01 April 1970
... entries. Frig, fri(d)ge, and telly, so grating to American ears, are re­ garded as no worse than colloquial. Entries labeled slang are more interesting. Browned off may mean nothing more than bored. And AHD, which gives as the meaning of pecker in British slang courage; mettle; pluck, should consult...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1947) 46 (4): 590.
Published: 01 October 1947
... a stadium to Purdue University, and he wrote in the once-popular College Widow the first drama to make important use of the sport. But possibly the fact that he was the author of Fables in Slang may also be remem­ bered. To them he owed his success as a journalist, and to them he was indebted for the firm...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (1): 166.
Published: 01 January 1949
.... The Alamo. By John Myers Myers. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1947. Pp. 240. $3.00. This small volume will probably have a good sale to tourists visiting the Alamo, especially those who seek to worship at the shrine of the gory West. The style is deliberately colloquial and interlarded with slang...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1994) 93 (2): 345–359.
Published: 01 April 1994
... his work, it is not enough to know standard French, for which dictionaries and grammar books can serve as references; one must also know the colloquial French and slang that constitute the heart of his language. This first requirement goes even further. Through standard and colloquial French, Celine...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1949) 48 (1): 166–167.
Published: 01 January 1949
... of the gory West. The style is deliberately colloquial and interlarded with slang. The author presents a series of character sketches (not thumbnail biographies) by vigorous impressionistic writing. Genuinely strong men are portrayed as heroes possessing merely interesting foibles (not weaknesses...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1947) 46 (4): 589–590.
Published: 01 October 1947
... to Purdue University, and he wrote in the once-popular College Widow the first drama to make important use of the sport. But possibly the fact that he was the author of Fables in Slang may also be remem­ bered. To them he owed his success as a journalist, and to them he was indebted for the firm lower...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1915) 14 (1): 53–67.
Published: 01 January 1915
... is always vigorous and often happy. Though at times he sinks into a use of gross slang, this is rarely the case; and the reader who is anxious to increase his vocabulary need not wade through Carlyle s involved pages when the Iconoclast is near. Such words, for example, as ligniyoni, panjan­ drum...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1978) 77 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 April 1978
... ricular and social world of college, meaning primarily fraternities and sororities. There they learned to conform but also to compete, two qualities that suited them to success in the 1920 s world of Calvin Coolidge and George Babbitt. They conformed to fads in clothing and slang, as these developed...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1978) 77 (2): 255–256.
Published: 01 April 1978
... to compete, two qualities that suited them to success in the 1920 s world of Calvin Coolidge and George Babbitt. They conformed to fads in clothing and slang, as these developed in their peer group. They learned com­ petition through intercollegiate football or sorority beauty contests. College social life...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1959) 58 (3): 488–489.
Published: 01 July 1959
... as the sketches came over B. B. C. But the pastiche of style is more a take-off of the style of Scott Moncrieff, the English translator, than of the style of Proust. The attempt to put into chic salon-slang English of London the chic salonslang French of Proust sounds hollow to American ears. The author...