The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English / Edition 1

The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English / Edition 1

by Tom Dalzell
     
 

The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang.

The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer lively examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, musical lyrics, and Internet user

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The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English offers the ultimate record of modern American Slang.

The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer lively examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, musical lyrics, and Internet user groups. Etymology, cultural context, country of origin and the date the word was first used are also provided.

This informative, entertaining and sometimes shocking dictionary is an unbeatable resource for all language aficionados out there.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415371827
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/22/2008
Pages:
1120
Sales rank:
1,139,979
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors Preface Acknowledgments Entries A-Z Numeric Slang

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