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Title:Dictionary of Afro-American Slang
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Dictionary of Afro-American Slang by Clarence Major

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Dictionary of Afro-American Slang Since the days of slavery when the conversations of black slaves served as the classic example of a secret tongue a kind of home talk in the sense that it was not meant for listeners beyond the nest to the s and s and the expressions of rap and hip hop the evolution of African American slang from private to public language has irrevocably influenced American culture and speech Illuminating this vibrant language Juba to Jive offers a comprehensive collection of terms from the oldest to the most modern as well as clear straightforward definitions of words phrases and expressions with many examples in context approximate date of each term s arrival into the language modifications of meanings as the terms entered the mainstream cross references to similar terms linguistic roots from onomatopoetic sources to rhyming jargon and shifts in word forms and grammatical usage Juba to Jive is the only up to date record of this rich ever evolving language born in the African American community and permeating every aspect of our culture

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