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Dictionary of contemporary slang

Author: Tony Thorne
Publisher: London : a & c black, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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With more than 15,000 definitions, this book provides a guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Thorne
ISBN: 0747579997 9780747579991 0713675292 9780713675290
OCLC Number: 475228856
Description: 494 p.

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"Thorne is a kind of slang detective, going down the streets where other lexicographers fear to tread." Daily Telegraph "As up-to-date a dictionary of 'strikingly informal' contemporary language as Read more...

 
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