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Technobabble, Barry, John A.

Author Name    Barry, John A.

Title   Technobabble

Book Condition   Like New.

ISBN Number    0262023334 / 9780262023337

Seller ID   0616R071945

Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1991 MIT Press. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight; jacket crisp; appears unread. Gift-giving condition. 268 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography. Foreword by Richard Lederer. Language: English. 'TECHNOBABBLE examines the new computer lexicon from an etymological, historical, and anecdotal perspective. It reveals technobabble's origins among the high priests of the advanced research laboratories of the 1950s, describing the folkways by which this sublanguage becomes incorporated into the vocabulary of the larger society, and predicting some of the new dimensions technobabble is likely to assume in coming years.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: computing, linguistics, technology, technical jargon, terminology, term, catchphrase, slang, logorrhea, popular culture, pop, new media, 1990s, Nineties, '90s.

Price = 25.00 USD





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