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A history of cant and slang dictionaries

Author: Julie Coleman
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ Press, 2008-
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume (volume 1, 1567-1784, published in January 2004) of Julie Coleman's fascinating and entertaining history of the uses and the recording of slang and criminal cant takes the story  Read more...

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Coleman, Julie.
History of cant and slang dictionaries.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ Press, 2008-
(DLC) 2008486672
(OCoLC)268792927
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Coleman
OCLC Number: 539199634
Description: 1 online resource (volumes <1, 3>) : illustrations
Contents: v. 1. 1567-1784 --
v. 2. 1785-1858 --
v. 3. 1859-1936.
Responsibility: Julie Coleman.

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