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ERIC Number: EJ259817
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0026-0452
Le langage des "gendarmes" et des "voleurs": etude comparative du vocabulaire de la pegre et de la police en francais et en anglais ("Cops" and "Robbers" Language: A Comparative Study of the Underworld and Police Vocabulary of French and English).
Brunet, Jean-Paul
Meta, v26 n2 p135-40 Jun 1981
Discusses the meaning and origins of the word "argot," its cryptic character, and its function in a closed social group, focusing on a comparative description of the French and Anglo-American vocabulary of the underworld and the police. Comments on shared traits and provides an insight into the differences. (MES)
Les Presses de l'Universite de Montreal
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: French
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