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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, Taylor & Francis Group, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Booklist Top of the List Reference Source The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. Containing over 60,000 entries, this new edition of the authoritative work on slang details the slang and unconventional English of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Partridge, Eric, 1894-1979.
New Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English.
London ; New York : Routledge, ©2013
(DLC) 2011030924
(OCoLC)746489164
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Partridge; Tom Dalzell; Terry Victor
ISBN: 9781317372523 1317372522 9781315672229 1315672227 9781317372509 1317372506 9781317372516 1317372514
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 912277252
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: 1 online resource
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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