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Over 1.5 million words of text and 75,000 entries, covering slang from every part of the English-speaking world from the sixteenth century to the present day
Each entry records the date when a slang word appeared, whether it is still in use, and in what countries it is used
Detailed etymologies throughout, showing how slang usages evolved and how they relate to one another
Coverage of every area of slang: drugs words, criminal terms, swear words, humorous expressions, sex etc.About the Author:
Jonathon Green is a writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in colloquial English and slang. His many credits include the Pan Dictionary of Modern Slang and Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made. He lives in north London (N7).
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Descripción Cassell, 2000. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: "Broadly entertaining resource 'covers the waterfront' with 'lingo' and 'bits and bobs' from English-speaking countries. Features 70,000 words and phrases dating from the early 16th century to the present. Entries such as 'nudnik'.'New York minute'.'La La Land'.and 'Beam me up, Scotty'.will delight.readers. Libraries.will.want to purchase this resource because of its broader coverage and affordable price." Library Journal. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE_book_new_0304351679
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