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Description - Chambers Slang Dictionary by Jonathon Green

Chambers Slang Dictionary is a brand-new edition of Jonathon Green's magisterial slang dictionary, first published in 1998. Covering the full range of slang over five centuries and from all parts of the English-speaking world, this collection has won universal acclaim for its authority, comprehensiveness and browsability. This new edition, the first to be published by Chambers, retains all the verve and precision of the earlier work. The text has been completely overhauled and restructured to make it as accessible as possible. Anyone interested in the seamier side of language will have hours of sheer joy exploring the vast wealth of information this book contains and plumbing the depths of centuries of slang.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780550104397
ISBN-10: 0550104399
Format: Hardback
(275mm x 190mm x 58mm)
Pages: 1520
Imprint: Chambers
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Publish Date: 24-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jonathon Green

Jonathon Green is Britain's foremost lexicographer of slang. His many publications include the Macmillan Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, the Slang Thesaurus and Slang Down the Ages. He has also compiled dictionaries of quotations and oral histories of modern culture.

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