Slang Rules!: A Practical Guide for English Learners (Practical Guides for English Learners)

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A learner's guide to American English and its usage when speaking and writing in informal contexts.

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Orin Hargraves is the author or editor of six books and numerous articles about language. He is a noted lexicographer whose latest books include Mighty Fine Words and Smashing Expressions; New Words; Slang Rules!; and Spell It!, the official study guide for the Scripps National Spelling Bee. He is the book review editor of Dictionaries, the journal of the Dictionary Society of North America.

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