The Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang

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Psychology Press, 1973 - Foreign Language Study - 1065 pages
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Drawn from the Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, with the emphasis on the expressions used or coined before 1914.
 

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Dr. Jacqueline Simpson was president of the Folklore Society from 1993 to 1996, editor of Folklore from 1979 to 1993, and is currently Honorary Secretary of the Folklore Society. Her publications include Folklore of Sussex, Folklore of the Welsh Borders, and Scandinavian Folktales. Steve Roud has
been Honorary Librarian of the Folklore Society for the last 15 years. He is the author of Mumming Plays in Oxfordshire and has compiled the Index to the Journal Folklore 1968-1992.

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