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Rawson's Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk: Being a Compilation of Linguistic Fig Leaves and Verbal Flourishes for Artful Users of the English Language
     

Rawson's Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk: Being a Compilation of Linguistic Fig Leaves and Verbal Flourishes for Artful Users of the English Language

by Hugh Rawson, Brandt Aymar (Editor)
 
Hugh Rawson's celebrated language book in a new edition updated with more than 600 new entries. "Rawson is no dry lexicographer but a brother-in-arms of Ambrose Bierce, Dr. Johnson, and H. L. Mencken, God rest their crusty souls."—Chicago Sun-Times.

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Hugh Rawson's celebrated language book in a new edition updated with more than 600 new entries. "Rawson is no dry lexicographer but a brother-in-arms of Ambrose Bierce, Dr. Johnson, and H. L. Mencken, God rest their crusty souls."—Chicago Sun-Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517702017
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/10/1995
Edition description:
1st rev. ed
Pages:
463
Product dimensions:
7.84(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.48(d)

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