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Cassell Dictionary Of Slang Paperback – 13 Apr 2000

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  • Paperback: 1326 pages
  • Publisher: Orion; New edition edition (13 April 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0304351679
  • ISBN-13: 978-0304351671
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 5.7 x 23.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 863,042 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The dictionary of the decade: the first comprehensive new survey of English slang to have appeared in over 60 years. Now available in paperback.


Over 10,000 copies sold in hardback Over 1.5 million words of text and 75,000 entries, covering slang from every part of the English-speaking world from the sixteenth century to the present day Each entry records the date when a slang word appeared, whether it is still in use, and in what countries it is used Detailed etymologies throughout, showing how slang usages evolved and how they relate to one another Coverage of every area of slang: drugs words, criminal terms, swear words, humorous expressions, sex etc.

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