Verbal Hygiene

Verbal Hygiene

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36.96 Verbal Hygiene

In Verbal Hygiene, Deborah Cameron takes a serious look at popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use. Instead of dismissing the practice of 'verbal hygiene', as a misguided and pernicious exercise, she argues that popular discourse about language values - good and bad, right and wrong - serves an important function for those engaged in it. A series of case studies deal with specific examples of verbal… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Routledge (March 15, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 328 pages

File size: 934 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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