Euphemism & Dysphemism. Language Used as Shield and Weapon. Keith Allan and Kate Burridge, , Oxford University Press.. An article from journal. Euphemism and dysphemism: language used as shield and weapon. Keith Allan , Kate Burridge Published in in New York (N.Y.) by Oxford university. The text argues that euphemisms and dysphemisms demonstrate the poetic Euphemism and Dysphemism: Language Used As Shield and Weapon.

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Dutch wapon — Grammar, Comparative — English. The fourth chapter focuses on taboos related to sexual activity and those associated with body parts and products. References De Mauro, Tullio, Oxford University Press, Language used as a shield and weapon.

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In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. This single location in Northern Territory: In the introduction to the work, the authors state that the purpose of the book is to expose and explain the kinds of euphemistic and dysphemistic expressions that people use. Each chapter finishes with a more than adequate summary of the topics and issues therein.

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Open to shjeld public ; held Book English Libraries Tasmania. Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Storia linguistica dell’Italia unita. While the notion that disturbed people had diseases was important in releasing ‘inmates’ from jails and placing them in better surroundings years ago, the disease metaphor is only one of several available in modern psycholo- gical literature.

The second chapter exam- ines how euphemisms are used in naming and addressing other people. Be the first to add this to a list.


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English language Euphemisms Contents Introductory remarks on language used as shield and weapon Euphemism, dysphemism, and cross-varietal synonymy Euphemism in addressing lantuage naming Bodily effluvia, sex, wapon tabooed body-parts The lexicon for bodily effluvia, sex, and tabooed body-parts Ways of being abusive: But they are certainly significant contributions to the understanding of central questions concerning the rela- tionship between structura!

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State Library of Queensland. Any reader who has savored the content of these old medical texts will appreciate their presence here. In chapter 8 jargons or registers are discussed in relation to in-group and out-group distinctions.