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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

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Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over 6, 000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney'abaht'to the American term'zowie', this is the most authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries. The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang is a fascinating and entertaining collection, packed with illustrative quotations and 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'(North America) and'giggle-house'and'Jimmy Woodser'(Australia). As well as the A-Z listing of terms, the book contains a comprehensive thematic index, enabling users to home in on particular areas of interest, such as the body, food and drink, and human behaviour. Full of surprises, this is an essential read for word lovers and anyone with an interest in language.

Издательство: "Oxford University Press" (2010)

ISBN: 978-0-19-923205-5

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