Chambers Slang Dictionary

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9780550105639: Chambers Slang Dictionary

Chambers Slang Dictionary is a brand-new edition of Jonathon Green's magisterial slang dictionary, first published in 1998. Covering the full range of slang over five centuries and from all parts of the English-speaking world, this collection has won universal acclaim for both its scholarly credentials and for the sheer delight that only a big book full of dirty words can hold.This new edition, the first to be published by Chambers, retains all the verve and precision of the earlier work, and been completely overhauled and restructured to make it as easy as possible to find what you're looking for. Anyone interested in the seamier side of language will experience hours of pure joy exploring the vast wealth of Chambers Slang Dictionary and plumbing the depths of centuries of slang.

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Jonathon Green is Britain's foremost lexicographer of slang. His many publications include Chambers Slang Dictionary, The Slang Thesaurus and Slang Down the Ages. He has also compiled dictionaries of quotations and oral histories of modern culture.

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