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The Oxford Dictionary of modern slang

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] John Ayto, John Simpson.
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    ContributionsAyto, John., Simpson, J. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3721 .O94 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1396622M
    ISBN 100192800078
    LC Control Number93004058

    Description of the book "The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang": From ambulance chaser to zoot suit, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of twentieth-century slang. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Dictionary, and packed with illustrative quotations from John Lennon to Woody Allen, it is a comprehensive and. VERDICT:This book will attract readers who want to seem hep rather than hilljack with their nabes and BFFs. Most suitable for college libraries, or public libraries in large urban areas.” – Maggie Knapp, Library Journal “The Dictionary of Contemporary Slang is an indispensable guide to .

      Revision of: Oxford dictionary of modern slang. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags)Pages:   Back in , when Eric Partridge’s groundbreaking “Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English” was first published, The New York Times Book Review ran a glowing notice.

    The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms Chris Baldick is Professor of English at Goldsmiths' College, University of London. He edited The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (), and is the author of In Frankenstein's Shadow (), Criticism and Literary Theory to the Present (), and other works of literary history. A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words is a dictionary of slang originally compiled by publisher and lexicographer John Camden Hotten in The first edition was published in , with the full title and subtitle: A dictionary of modern slang, cant, and vulgar words: used at the present day in the streets of London, the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the houses of Author: John Camden Hotten.


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