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Oxford dictionary of modern slang

Author: John Ayto; J A Simpson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary, Stone the Crows features over 6,000 slang words and expressions, from the British beer goggles, through the American cockamamie, to the Australian gigglehouse. This collection contains old favourites as well as the very latest slang terms. In addition to the A-Z entries, the book contains a comprehensive thematic index, details of origins, dates of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stone the crows.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008276045
(OCoLC)191929554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Ayto; J A Simpson
ISBN: 9780191727719 0191727717 9780199543700 0199543704
OCLC Number: 503004896
Notes: Title from Web page (viewed May 18, 2011).
Revision of: Oxford dictionary of modern slang. 1992.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 408 pages)
Other Titles: Stone the crows.
Responsibility: John Ayto, John Simpson [editors].

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Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over 6,000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', Stone the Crows  Read more...

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There is a great deal in 'Stone the Crows' that will amuse and intrigue browsers. Henry Hitchings, Times Literary Supplement

 
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