Nicholas LoVecchio

List of John Benjamins publications for which Nicholas LoVecchio plays a role.


LoVecchio, Nicholas 2021 Borrowing and the historical LGBTQ lexicon: Profile of a pragmatically marked fieldSex, Death & Politics: Taboos in Language, Keller, Melanie, Philipp Striedl, Daniel Biro, Johanna Holzer and Benjamin Weber (eds.), pp. 167–192 | Article
Unlike most areas involving taboo, where language-internal innovations tend to dominate, homosexuality is characterized by a basic international vocabulary shared across multiple languages, notably English, French, Italian, Spanish and German. Historically, the lexis of nonnormative gender… read more