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Dictionary of Contemporary Slang - Tony Thorne

Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

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Published: 1st January 2009
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With more than 7,000 definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this convenient paperback edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the ever-changing underworld of the English language, bringing back intriguing examples of eccentricity and irreverence from the linguistic front-line.

"Thorne is a kind of slang detective, going down the streets where other lexicographers fear to tread." Daily Telegraph

COVER; TITLEPAGE; COPYRIGHT; INTRODUCTION: SLANG IN THE 21ST CENTURY; HOW TO USE THIS BOOK; THE DICTIONARY; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; XYZ;

ISBN: 9781408102206
ISBN-10: 140810220X
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Published: 1st January 2009