African American Vernacular English

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Synonyms for African American Vernacular English

a nonstandard form of American English characteristically spoken by African Americans in the United States

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Spears, and Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang, edited by Clarence Major.
Back talk, as Clarence Major defines it in Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang (Penguin, 1994), in southern parlance, means "to rebuff, to repel" (15).
Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang (Penguin, $14.95), a collection of words and phrases commonly used by generations of African-Americans, edited and with an introduction by Clarence Major:
[25] Clarence Major's Juba to Jive: a Dictionary of African-American Slang incorporates and identifies jazz slang terms in the broadest context.
Juba to Jive: A Dictionary of African-American Slang. New York: Penguin, 1994.
Juba to Jive A Dictionary of African-American Slang. New York: Viking Penguin, 1994.
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