Tony Thorne

Tony Thorne is Director of the Slang and New Language Archive at King’s. He teaches about slang, and has published dictionaries and articles to record and analyse it. Since 2009, he has been assisting law enforcement agencies and defence lawyers in understanding slang.


Police and politicians need a better understanding of slang
- Tony Thorne believes that to better understand young people’s intentions, authorities have to get to grips with the slang they use.

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