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A Dictionary of Cliches

Eric Partridge - Reference - 2004 - 272 pages
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A Dictionary of the Underworld: British and American

Eric Partridge - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2015 - 904 pages
First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from ...
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Shakespeare's Bawdy

Eric Partridge - Literary Criticism - 1947 - 291 pages
Shakespeare's Bawdymust rank as one of the great Eric Partridge's most outstanding accomplishments. In it, Partridge was able to combine his detailed knowledge of Shakespeare ...
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Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English

Eric Partridge - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 389 pages
Partridge's classic guidelines for writing standard English and explanations of usage differences are updated for the nineties with articles on sexism and vogue words
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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I

Eric Partridge - Americanisms - 2006 - 2189 pages
Containing over 65,000 entries 'The New Partridge' details, in an accessible way, the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945. It gives equal ...
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