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Burges Johnson • 89 Items / 14 Books, 59 Articles, 2 Reviews, 14 Poems
The Lost Art of Profanity (1948)
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Published Reviews
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    Rowdier Elements of the Vernacular (Review)
    The Lost Art of Profanity, by Burges Johnson
    1. The Lost Art of Profanity by Burges Johnson
    The Saturday Review, December 4, 1948, pp. 46-47
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    The Check List (2 Reviews)
    Literature
    1. The Lost Art of Profanity by Burges Johnson
    2. The Beast in Me and Other Animals by James Thurber
    The American Mercury, January 1949, p. 118
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    New Books (10 Reviews)
    On the State of the Language
    1. Ordeal by Planning by John Jewkes
    2. Federal Prose: How to Write in and/or for Washington by James R. Masterson and Wendell Brooks Phillips, ...
    3. The Miraculous Birth of Language by Richard Albert Wilson
    4. The Abuse of Learning by Frederic Lilge
    5. The Blood of Others by Simone de Beauvoir
    6. Bridie Steen by Anne Crone
    7. Out of the Silence by Patrick Mahony
    8. Tales of Horror and the Supernatural by Arthur Machen
    9. Great Novelists and Their Novels by W. Somerset Maugham
    10. The Lost Art of Profanity by Burges Johnson
    The Harpers Monthly, January 1949, pp. 112-115