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Dictionary of contemporary slang

Author: Tony Thorne
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive 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. In this fully updated fourth edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the ever-changing underworld of the English language,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Thorne
ISBN: 9781408181799 1408181797
OCLC Number: 864788981
Notes: Previous edition: 2005.
Description: xvi, 492 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Tony Thorne.

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