The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language.From old spelling books, where baker was gen. the first dissyllabic word, spell- hinder, spellbinder. A a#39;spiller of rhetorical ... 1800, as quoted by Byron in his notes to Don ]uan, xi, a#39;On the high toby spice flash the muzzle/a2. Spicy sex-items inanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1984|