Taxonomies of Swearing
1985 (English)In: Perspectives on Swearing / [ed] Lars-Gubbar Andersson and Richard Hirsch, University of Gothenburg, Dept. of Linguistics , 1985, 37-59 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
A study is made of the vocabulary in Modern English related to swearing.Based on this study of lexical material, a folk taxonomy and folk theory ofswearing is constructed for Angla-American culture. This folk taxonomyis compared with the more scholarly classification scheme of AshleyMontague. The study ends with a presentation of a new proposal for ataxonomy of swearing that will be used as a basis for a cross-culturalcomparative, study of swearing.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
University of Gothenburg, Dept. of Linguistics , 1985. 37-59 p.
, Swearing Report, ISSN 0282-4302 ; 2
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-85139OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-85139DiVA: diva2:565387