Maledicta

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Maledicta  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4) Maledicta
Discipline Linguistics, profanity
Language English
Edited by Reinhold Aman
Publication details
Publisher Reinhold Aman
Publication history 1977–2005
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ISSN 0363-3659
LCCN 77649633
OCLC number 3188018
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Maledicta, The International Journal of Verbal Aggression, is an academic journal dedicated to the study of offensive and negatively valued words and expressions, also known as maledictology. Its main areas of interest are the origin, etymology, meaning, use, and influence of vulgar, obscene, aggressive, abusive, and blasphemous language. It was published from 1977 until 2005. The publisher, founder, and editor-in-chief is Reinhold Aman.

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