A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: Colloquialisms and Catch Phrases, Fossilised Jokes and Puns, General Nicknames, Vulgarisms and Such Americanisms as Have Been Naturalised
The definitive work on the subject, this Dictionary - available again in its eighth edition - gives a full account of slang and unconventional English over four centuries and will entertain and inform all language-lovers.The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language.
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The new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional EnglishUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Right in line with the wild and witty stylings of this reference work are the varied titles held by its two editors: lawyer, writer, actor, theater founder, and cabaret joke teller. Senior editor ... Read full review
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Indispensable and hugely entertaining. Every page a source of delight. Read full review