Stunned Mullets and Two-Pot Screamers by G. A. Wilkes
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Stunned Mullets and Two-Pot Screamers
By G. A. Wilkes

Stunned Mullets and Two-Pot Screamers

A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms 5th Revised edition

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Stunned Mullets and Two-Pot Screamers by G. A. Wilkes

Book Description

Amusing and informative, Stunned Mullets & Two-pot screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms is a revealing guide to the richness and colour of the Australian language. Now available in this updated and considerably expanded edition, it records the distinctive and inventive slang of Australia, and provides a unique insight into Australian life and culture. This famous dictionary, first published in 1978, combines the earliest and most recent colloquial coinages. Words and idioms are drawn from a wide range of sources and each entry is in context, with origins and derivations. Enduring colloquialisms have as many as ten citations from original works, illustrating changing meanings and emphases. Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms is the ideal companion to the Australian language that no lover of words can afford to be without.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195563160
ISBN-10: 0195563166
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 422
Imprint: OUP Australia and New Zealand
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - G. A. Wilkes

G.A Wilkes was Challis Professor of English Literature from 1966 to 1996 at the University of Sydney, where he had been foundation Professor of Australian Literature. He was editor from 1963- 1987 of Southerly: A Review of Australian Literature.

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