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Presented at Slang Lexicography session
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During the period from about 1975 to 1982, dozens of dictionaries of CB slang were published in the United States, and a few in other parts of the world. The trend was prompted by international political circumstances that limited the supply of petrol to the United States. While several were motivated by commercial interests in promoting CB usage, others appear to express a sense that CB-users were members of a unique cultural group. In many respects a reaction against contemporary cultural t...

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University of Leicester
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uuid:b64b7557-8b99-4a0c-a943-b859a0181288
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ora:4938
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