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by Eric Partridge

eBook A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English. Vol 2: The Supplement. download ISBN: 0710067763
Author: Eric Partridge
Publisher: London: Routledge 1970. (1970)
Language: English
Pages: 1528
ePub: 1825 kb
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Rating: 4.9
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Category: Reference
Subcategory: Dictionaries and Thesauruses

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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (Dictionary . Wordslinger Eric Partridge intended his dictionary to be a "humble companion" to the Oxford English Dictionary-a ribald companion is more like it!

The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (Dictionary of Slang and Unconvetional English). Wordslinger Eric Partridge intended his dictionary to be a "humble companion" to the Oxford English Dictionary-a ribald companion is more like it! In Partridge's domain, a gentleman's pleasure-garden has little to do with the horticultural, referring as it does to the genitalia muliebria. On the other hand, play pussy is a Royal Air Force term meaning "to take advantage of cloud cover," and since the 1970s British forces have called intelligence operatives secret squirrels.

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The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English. Partridge's is the go-to book for slang reference, and the fact that it now focuses on a lot of dated or vanished subcultures makes it all the more fascinating. London: Routledge, 2008. reference Type- Dictionary. Despite - or maybe because of - its heavy reliance on British slang, I like this one a lot more than Chapman's American slang book.

II Hardcover – Import, 1967. by Eric Partridge (Author). Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje A dramatic coming-of-age story set in the decade after World War II, "Warlight" is the mesmerizing new novel from the best-selling author of "The English Patient.

Speakers of English are endlessly inventive, and it's hard to keep up with their slang, although we. .

Speakers of English are endlessly inventive, and it's hard to keep up with their slang, although we encounter it everywhere, not least in artifacts of popular culture. A film like the teen horror comedy Jennifer's Body (2009) is chock full of it; familiar items abound, but there are also some you won't find in dictionaries, for instance, backdoor virgin 'person who has never had anal sex', Chester 'child molester', dillhole 'asshat', faygo 'gay male', gaylord 'gay male', gummer. Focused on such entries, as one will be in making a historical dictionary of English slang, intent on bringing the historical record up to the present day, one may be distracted from emerging slang.

The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional .

The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's brilliant magnum opus, The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English is the definitive record of post WWII slang. unprecedented coverage of World English, with equal prominence given to American and British English slang, and entries included from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland, and the Caribbean. emphasis on post-World War II slang and unconventional English. published sources given for each entry, often including an early or significant example of the term’s use in print.

The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary .

The Concise New Partridge presents, for the first time, all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English in a single volume.

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