Cassell's Rhyming Slang

Cassell's Rhyming Slang

by Jonathon Green, Graham Rawle
     
 
Want some rice and Aberdeens for dinner? Or, perhaps andy mcnish—wouldn't that be apples and spice>? It's rhyme time, and this witty, wildly inventive dictionary will inform you that those "code words" stand for beans, fish, and nice. The most detailed volume ever published on the topic, it includes a history of rhyming slang, 100 categories, and over 2,500

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Want some rice and Aberdeens for dinner? Or, perhaps andy mcnish—wouldn't that be apples and spice>? It's rhyme time, and this witty, wildly inventive dictionary will inform you that those "code words" stand for beans, fish, and nice. The most detailed volume ever published on the topic, it includes a history of rhyming slang, 100 categories, and over 2,500 phrases. Best of all, it takes a "bilingual" approach that lets you learn new slang as well as look up the old!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304355136
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 7.66(h) x 0.95(d)

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