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The Resource Pimp your vocab!, Lucy Tobin

Pimp your vocab!, Lucy Tobin

Label
Pimp your vocab!
Title
Pimp your vocab!
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Tobin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An old English proverb says 'he that converses not, know nothing' - but you might be forgiven for thinking that young people nowadays speak a completely different language from the English you were taught at school. A vast number of bewildering terms, with no apparent relevance to the rules of grammar or sense, have proliferated among 'the youth of today'. You might hear this strange new language on the back of the bus, in student bars across the land, and online - indeed, wherever teens chat breeze (make conversation) together. And how to decipher this cryptic talk? Unfortunately, a trawl through Webster's or the OED won't enlighten you as to what a milf is, things that are alternately sick and skankaroo, or what it means to get poked on Facebook. As for expletives, well, in the modern age the F-word is the most versatile part of speech around - a handy verb, adjective or noun. Pimp Your Vocab! is your insider's guide to making sense of Teenglish. To bridge the communication gap between teachers and students, parents and kids, here is a dictionary of the words du jour...standard
Biographical or historical data
Lucy Tobin is a freelance writer with Evening Standard. She has had articles published in numerous national newspapers, including The Independent, The Daily Mail, The Daily Express, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Times and The Sunday Times. This is her first book.
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Tobin, Lucy
Dewey number
427.09
Index
no index present
Literary form
humor satires etc
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  • English language
  • English language
  • Teenagers
  • English language
  • English language
  • Humour
Target audience
general
Label
Pimp your vocab!, Lucy Tobin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Hardback. Printed Laminated Cover (No Jacket)
Control code
9781906032722
Dimensions
16x12x2 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781906032722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Pimp your vocab!, Lucy Tobin
Publication
Note
Hardback. Printed Laminated Cover (No Jacket)
Control code
9781906032722
Dimensions
16x12x2 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9781906032722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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