Hello! Help Needed..................

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jan 9 04:36:15 UTC 2001


At 5:23 PM -0800 1/8/01, Judi Sanders wrote:
>The best source would be the Random House Historical Dictionary of
>American Slang.
>
>Judi

Assuming all items investigated are from A-O, of course.

larry

>-----Original Message-----
>From: American Dialect Society [mailto:ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU]On
>Behalf Of prem kumar
>Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2000 10:27 PM
>To: ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
>Subject: Hello! Help Needed..................
>
>Respected Sir/Madam:
>
>We are working on a project called "The American Slang". We need to
>collect the definition of slang, nature and origin of American Slang
>, Words or Phrases or Sentences used as slang and general rules for
>th usage of slang . Give their meaning and their correct usage along
>with some twenty examples. I could get some information about "what
>is slang?". But regarding history, nature, origin, rules to use
>slang and things like that, I could hardly collect any data. If you
>can help me in this regard, it would be very generous. May be if you
>have some data regarding this, you can send it to me through e-mail.
>You can also send me the name of websites from where I can collect
>the information relating to "American Slang".
>
>Thank You for your help in advance.
>
>Prem Kumar. <mailto: <mailto:mgpremkumar at yahoo.com>mgpremkumar at yahoo.com >
>
>
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