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Closs Traugott, Elisabeth. 2015. “Ah, pox o’ your Pad-lock”: Interjections in the Old Bailey Corpus 1720–1913. Journal of Pragmatics 86 : 68–73.
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This study distinguishes the inventory of interjections used in the trial records of the Old Bailey Corpus (1720–1913), examines their functions, and the degree to which they reveal change between Early Modern English, as described by Culpeper and Kytö (2010), and Modern English as rendered in the later parts of The Old Bailey Corpus.