Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and Like . . . Whatever (Paperback)
Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and Like . . . Whatever
Vintage Books USA, 9780375702426, 340pp.
Publication Date: October 10, 2006
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Praise For Slam Dunks and No-Brainers: Pop Language in Your Life, the Media, and Like . . . Whatever…
“A sharp . . . analysis of the phenomenon Savan calls pop language. . . . Inspired.” –The New York Times"Savvy and entertaining. . . . The range of influences on pop talk is astonishing." –The Seattle Times“A super-smart explanation of modern pop vocabulary . . . studded with observational gems and conversational jams.” –The Miami Herald"Entertaining. . . . From a crisp etymology of the word cool to an articulate defense of the word like. . . . A highly readable story about rhetoric and American culture." –Time Out New York