- Burke, Peter
- Porter, Roy, 1946-2002.
- Jargon (Terminology)
- Languages, Secret
- 0745612792 (acid-free paper)
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- Contents: Introduction / Peter Burke -- The jargon of the schools / Peter Burke -- Perplex't with tough names : the uses of medical jargon / Roy Porter -- Anti-language or jargon? : canting in the English underworld in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Lee Beier -- Caló : the "secret" language of the Gypsies of Spain / John Geipel -- Masonics, metaphor, and misogyny : a discourse of marginality? / Marie Mulvey Roberts -- Jargon of class : rhetoric and leadership in British labour politics, 1830-1880 / Timothy R. Burns -- The jargon of Indostan : an exploration of jargon in Urdu and East India Company English / Javed Majeed.
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