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Green's dictionary of slang

Author: Jonathon Green
Publisher: London : Chambers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, these volumes cover slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking countries and regions.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Named Person: SLANG; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathon Green
ISBN: 9780550104403 0550104402 9780550104434 0550104437 9780550104410 0550104410 9780550105844 0550105840
OCLC Number: 632088992
Notes: "An earlier version of this book without citations first published by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd 2008"--Title page verso.
Awards: Winner of Dartmouth Medal (Reference Works) 2012
Description: 3 volumes ; 28 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-E --
v. 2. F-O --
v. 3. P-Z.
Other Titles: Chambers slang dictionary
Dictionary of slang
Responsibility: Jonathon Green.

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'A treasure trove of a dictionary. Green's preface hits the nail on the head when he says that it is a work for anyone who is curious enough to open it. Dipping in and out of these three volumes has Read more...

 
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