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Partridge's Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Partridge's Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
Author: Eric Partridge
If one wanted to know that a "bush telegram" meant an unfounded rumor, this would be the place to go. Taking all of English other than standard and dialectical as its field, this dictionary goes beyond slang to include colloquialisms, puns, solecisms and catachreses, catch phrases, nicknames, and vulgarisms. Entries contain all of the informatio...  more »
ISBN: 123764
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 534
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Publisher: MacMillan
Book Type: Paperback
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