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Thesaurus of Slang: Over 165,000 Uncensored Contemporary Slang Terms, Common Idioms, & Colloquialisms, Updated for the 1990's & Arranged for Quick & Easy Reference

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More than 165,000 uncensored contemporary slang terms, common idioms, and colloquialisms are detailed, offering quick and easy access to expressions gathered from a wide variety of sources, from newspapers and magazines to television and casual conversation.

Book News Annotation:

**** Subtitled More than 165,000 Uncensored Contemporary Slang Terms, Common Idioms, and Colloquialisms, Updated for the 1990s and Arranged for Quick and Easy Reference. The first edition (1988--cited in Walford and Sheehy Suppl.) was made up of 12,000 standard English words listed alphabetically and each followed by one or more of 150,000 slang words or phrases. This substantially revised and expanded edition adds some 15,000 new idioms, catchwords, and expressions--yielding, e.g., 98 new slang words for marijuana, 52 for drunk, and 85 for stupid.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 454-456).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780816028986
With:
Lewin, Esther
Publisher:
Facts on File, Inc.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Synonyms and antonyms
Subject:
Dictionaries - Idioms & Slang
Subject:
Slang
Subject:
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.
Subject:
Inglâes
Edition Description:
Rev. and expanded ed.
Series Volume:
ch. C
Publication Date:
c1994
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
viii, 456 p.
Dimensions:
11.31x8.84x1.49 in. 2.89 lbs.

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