The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

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From ambulance chaser to zoot suit, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of twentieth-century slang. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Dictionary, and packed with illustrative quotations from John Lennon to Woody Allen, it is a comprehensive and entertainingcollection of over 5,000 slang words and phrases. Providing full details of origins and dates of first printed use, the text contains expressions from around the English-speaking world such as dork and cockamamie (America) and giggle-house and Jimmy Woodser (Australia).
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
ISBN: 9780198610526
0198610521
Characteristics: 324 p. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ayto, John
Simpson, J. A.
Alternative Title: Dictionary of modern slang

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