Nine Nasty Words
English in the Gutter : Then, Now, and ForeverBook - 2021
"One of the preeminent linguists of our time examines the realms of language that are considered shocking and taboo in order to understand what imbues curse words with such power--and why we love them so much"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 
Characteristics: 276 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Alternative Title: 9 nasty words
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