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The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang( )
Editor: Simpson, John
Ayto, John
ISBN:978-0-19-866181-8
Publication Date:Nov 1992
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.50
Book Description:

Slang is language with its sleeves rolled up, colorful, pointed, brash, bristling with humor and sometimes with hostility. From "forty-rod whiskey" and "five-finger discount" to "bum rap," "buzz off," and "fly by night," slang words add zest to everyday speech. Now, in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang, John Simpson and John Ayto have gathered together a vibrant collection of over 5,000 slang terms, drawn from the vast Oxford English Dictionary database. Each entry contains...
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Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.5 x 1.159 Inches
Book Weight:1.427 Pounds



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