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The new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English

The new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English

Author: Eric Partridge; Tom Dalzell; Terry Victor
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Containing over 60,000 entries, this new edition of the authoritative work on slang details the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945, and through the first decade of the new millennium, with the same thorough, intense, and lively scholarship that characterized Partridge's own work.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Dictionaries
Ouvrages de référence
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Partridge; Tom Dalzell; Terry Victor
ISBN: 9780415619493 0415619491 9780415699488 0415699487 9780415699495 0415699495
OCLC Number: 746489164
Notes: Revised edition of: Dictionary of slang and unconventional English / by E. Partridge. 8th ed. 1984.
"2013 new editorial matter and selection, Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor; material taken from The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 8th edition (first published 1984), E. Partridge and P. Beale estates"--Title page verso.
Description: 2 volumes (xix, 2506 pages) ; 26 cm
Contents: V. 1. A-I --
v. 2. J-Z.
Other Titles: Dictionary of slang and unconventional English
Responsibility: edited by Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor.

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The definitive record of post-World War Two slang, anyone with a fascination or passion for language will delight in the wit and intelligence of this invaluable resource.  Read more...
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Praise for the first edition: 'A veritable Madame Tussaud's of the vulgar language. It is a really epoch-making, monumental piece of work, carried out with astonishing industry and learning.' - New Read more...

 
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