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The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English

Author: Eric Partridge; Tom Dalzell; Terry Victor
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
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Enumerates slang words, provides quotations both to illustrate use and to date origins, cites other authorities, and applies usage labels. Included are slang and cant, colloquialisms, solecisms, catchphrases, nicknames, and vulgarisms.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Partridge; Tom Dalzell; Terry Victor
ISBN: 0415212596 0203962117 9780415212595 9780203962114
OCLC Number: 77795807
Notes: Rev. ed of: Dictionary of slang and unconventional English / by E. Partridge. 8th ed.1984.
"2006 new editorial matter and selection, Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor; material taken from The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 8th edition (first published 1984), E. Partridge and P. Beale estates"--T.p. verso.
Credits: "2006 new editorial matter and selection, Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor; material taken from The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 8th edition (first published 1984), E. Partridge and P. Beale estates"--T.p. verso.
Description: xvii, 720 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface. Acknowledgments. Observations of Slang and Unconventional English. Entries A-Z. Numeric Slang
Other Titles: Dictionary of slang and unconventional English
New Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English
Responsibility: Tom Dalzell (senior editor) and Terry Victor (editor).
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