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A very thorough collection of everyday phrases and origins. Very useful, glad I found it!
Review: The Concise New Partdrige Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional EnglishUser Review - Leonard Pierce - Goodreads
Despite -- or maybe because of -- its heavy reliance on British slang, I like this one a lot more than Chapman's American slang book. Very detailed and well laid out. Read full review
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abbreviation addict adjective adjective drunk adjective excellent adverb alcohol amphetamine anal sex arse AUSTRALIA BAHAMAS ball band radio BARBADOS beer betting boy noun buttocks CANADA carnival usage catchphrase central nervous system cocaine UK conventional crack cocaine craps criminal dice drink drug best known especially euphemism film fool formed fuck gang homosexual horse racing IRELAND jocular known as ecstasy male homosexual marijuana cigarette masturbate MDMA military nickname noun a male noun a person noun a police noun an act noun cocaine noun heroin noun in horse noun in poker noun marijuana noun the penis noun the vagina oral sex Originally penis person UK phencyclidine play player police officer prison prostitute recreational drug recreational drug best Rhyming slang UK SCOTLAND shortened someone UK someone’s SOUTH AFRICA swindle television TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO TRINIDADAND truck vagina variation verb Vietnam Vietnam war usage ZEALAND