The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
The 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 – it's rude, it's delightful and it's a prize for anyone with a love of language.
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The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional EnglishUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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 ... Read full review
A very thorough collection of everyday phrases and origins. Very useful, glad I found it!