The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I
The diminished value of Partridge's work following World War II, as Partridge and Beale (the editor of the eighth edition) failed to assimilate the great cultural changes of the era, the editors of this set have chosen for inclusion slang and unconventional English heard and used at any time after 1945. Entries typically use standard English for definitions, turning to slang only when it is both substantially more economical and readily understood by the average reader. The gloss for each.
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