Slang

Author: Michael Adams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986533
Size: 77.67 MB
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" Slang is also a rebellion against the mainstream. It often irritates those who color within the lines--indeed, slang is meant to irritate, sometimes even to shock. But slang is also inventive language, both fun to make and fun to use.

Vice Slang

Author: Tom Dalzell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134194854
Size: 43.80 MB
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All words are illustrated by a reference from a variety of sources to prove their existence in alleys and dives throughout the English speaking world. This entertaining book will give you hours of reading pleasure.

The New Partridge Dictionary Of Slang And Unconventional English

Author: Tom Dalzell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317372522
Size: 48.61 MB
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Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is ...

Sex Slang

Author: Tom Dalzell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134194919
Size: 44.49 MB
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All words are illustrated by a reference from a variety of sources to prove their existence. This naughty book will give you a spectacular sexual vocabulary from all over the English speaking world, as well as hours of reading pleasure.

A Dictionary Of Catch Phrases

Author: Eric Partridge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134929986
Size: 67.86 MB
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A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.

A Dictionary Of Slang And Unconventional English

Author: Eric Partridge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134963653
Size: 41.46 MB
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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.

Flappers 2 Rappers

Author: Tom Dalzell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486121623
Size: 47.79 MB
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Entertaining, highly readable book pulses with the vernacular of young Americans from the end of the 19th century to the present. Alphabetical listings for each decade, plus fascinating sidebars about language and culture.

Vietnam War Slang

Author: Tom Dalzell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317661877
Size: 72.58 MB
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Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. Troops facing and inflicting death display a high degree of linguistic creativity.