New Slang Mailing List

Jesse Sheidlower jester at PANIX.COM
Tue Dec 7 13:53:59 UTC 2004

With her permission, I forward a letter from Julie Coleman
about the creation of a new discussion list about slang.


Jesse Sheidlower

----- Forwarded message from "Coleman, Dr J.M." <jmc21 at> -----

Dear all,

If you would be interested in taking part in a discussion group about slang, and have a professional/scholarly interest in the field, please send an email to listserver at, with the following content:

subscribe slang Your Name

Apologies for cross-posting.

Dr Julie Coleman
Senior Lecturer
English Department
University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester. LE1 7RH
phone: + 44(0)116 252 2635
fax: + 44(0)116 252 2065

A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries
Volume II: 1785-1858
Available now through all good bookshops, or direct from Oxford University Press at:

----- End forwarded message -----

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