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U.S.A. Slang. Ordbok Över Modern Amerikansk Slang

Skaarup, Victor and Kris Winther

Published by Världspressens Förlag, Stockholm, 1945
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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8vo. 16.5 by 12 cm. 80 pp. "Floozy", "dump", "four-flusher", "smarty pants", and thousands of other terms that in English, may have become mainstream, may have already been so at the time, or relics of the past, still marginal and edgy, etc. A time capsule of American culture, as distilled through a Swedish prism. The Swedish definitions surely seldom capture the spirit of the word or phrase, even when literally defining them. Occasional vignette illustrations. Uncommon title. It would appear the equivalent book was created for Danish speakers by Skaarup. Repair along front joint. Clean within. Bookseller Inventory # 004179

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Title: U.S.A. Slang. Ordbok Över Modern Amerikansk ...

Publisher: Världspressens Förlag, Stockholm

Publication Date: 1945

Binding: Hardcover. Paper pastedown.

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First edition.

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