The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: A-I

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Americanisms - 2189 pages
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Containing over 65,000 entries 'The New Partridge' details, in an accessible way, the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945. It gives equal weight to US and British slang and includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland and the Caribbean.

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The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

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The "new" aspect of this dictionary is highlighted in this second edition. Many of the 1,000 new entries, from a total of 60,000, are related to social networking and are terms that have emerged since ... Read full review

The new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English

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Right in line with the wild and witty stylings of this reference work are the varied titles held by its two editors: lawyer, writer, actor, theater founder, and cabaret joke teller. Senior editor ... Read full review

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