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Volume 50, Issue 2


Crespo-Fernández, Eliecer: Sex in language: Euphemistic and dysphemistic metaphors in internet forums

Carmen Luján-García
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Published Online: 2016-11-08 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/flin-2016-0024

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Crespo-Fernández, Eliecer. 2015. Sex in language: Euphemistic and dysphemistic metaphors in internet forums. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. xv+231, ISBN 9781472596529


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Published Online: 2016-11-08

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Citation Information: Folia Linguistica, Volume 50, Issue 2, Pages 719–723, ISSN (Online) 1614-7308, ISSN (Print) 0165-4004, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/flin-2016-0024.

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