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A dictionary of slang and unconventional English : colloquialisms and catch phrases, fossilised jokes and puns, general nicknames, vulgarisms and such Americanisms as have been naturalised

Author: Eric Partridge; Paul Beale
Publisher: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8. ed., [completely rev.]View all editions and formats
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The definitive work on slang, this dictionary gives a fully documented account of slang and unconventional English over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Sprachwörterbuch)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Partridge; Paul Beale
ISBN: 0710098200 9780710098207 0415065682 9780415065689 0415291895 9780415291897
OCLC Number: 185739299
Notes: 4., ed. and reprinted 1953.
Description: xxix, 1400 s
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Responsibility: Eric Partridge ; ed. by Paul Beale.
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"A most fascinating book; an archaeological museum, a veritable Madame Tussaud's of the vulgar language. It is a really epoch-making, monumental piece of work, carried out with astonishing industry Read more...

 
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