Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

Book - 2005
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With more than 15,000 definitions, this book provides a guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this new edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the ever-changing underworld of the English language, bringing back intriguing examples of eccentricity and irreverence from the linguistic front-line. Fully revised and expanded, with lively examples of usage throughout, this up-to-the-minute reference work paints a vivid picture of our cultural and social preoccupations.
Publisher: London : A & C Black, 2005.
Edition: 3rd ed.
ISBN: 9780713675047
Branch Call Number: 427.09
Characteristics: 494 p. ; 21 cm.


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