LA Times article

Paul Frank paulfrank at POST.HARVARD.EDU
Mon May 14 07:09:31 UTC 2001

LA Times, Sunday, May 13, 2001
She's Watching Your Language

She still uses words like "neat" and "nifty," but Pamela Munro is very much
a slang expert. As a professor of linguistics at UCLA, Munro's primary
research actually focuses on American Indian languages. But while teaching a
historical linguistics class in the early '80s, she asked each student to
write down three current slang words--an assignment that proved so popular
that Munro now offers a class just in slang.

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