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Academic Paper


Title: L’argot à clef (I). Le verlan
Author: Laurentiu Bala
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Institution: University of Craiova
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Ling & Literature; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: French
Abstract: Verlan is the best known key slang method, along with several others, as it has, in our opinion, both a cryptic character (the users’ intention not to be understood by people around them) and a pronounced playful one, especially among the young French. It must be said that the presence of this method is very old in French, its traces being revealed several centuries ago (at the end of the 16th century the term Bonbour for Bourbon, the name of the famous French dynasty, could be met!).
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: Analele Universității din Craiova, Seria Științe Filologice, Lingvistică, ISSN: 1224-5712, Nr. 1-2/2007, pp. 248-253.
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