The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

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Taylor & Francis, 1 de dic. de 2007 - 760 páginas
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Reviews of the two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, 2005:The king is dead. Long live the king! The old Partridge is not really dead; it remains the best record of British slang antedating 1945 Now, however, the preferred source for information about English slang of the past 60 years is the New Partridge. James Rettig, Booklist, American Library AssociationMost slang dictionaries are no better than momgrams or a rub of the brush, put together by shmegegges looking to make some moola. The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, on the other hand, is the wee babes. Ian Sansom, The GuardianThe Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from the New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume. With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concise gives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.The Concise New Partridge is a spectacular resource infused with humour and learning its rude, its delightful, and its a prize for anyone with a love of language.

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The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English

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This is a smaller version of Dalzell and Victor's 2006 New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (LJ 5/15/06). Unlike its predecessor, a two-volume, 2000-plus-page tome, the Concise ... Leer reseña completa

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