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Bloomsbury Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

by Tony Thorne
     
 
A dictionary of slang words which explains the meaning and origin of slang. The definitions are informative and entertaining and sometimes surprising - the Australian phrase "fair dinkum" originated in 19th-century British dialect and "to finger" is defined as informing someone.

Overview

A dictionary of slang words which explains the meaning and origin of slang. The definitions are informative and entertaining and sometimes surprising - the Australian phrase "fair dinkum" originated in 19th-century British dialect and "to finger" is defined as informing someone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780747501718
Publisher:
Bloomsbury UK
Publication date:
10/04/1990

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