Containing over 65, 000 entries 'The New Partridge' details, in an accessible way, the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945. It gives equal weight to US and British slang and includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland and the Caribbean.94, 1982 4 a call on the police radio UK Derived from conventional a#39;shouta#39; (used to hail). ... Julian Franklyn, A Dictionary of Rhyming Slang, 1961 shovelhead noun the V-twin Harley Davidson engine, ... 46, 1995 Shovel pilot noun a manual worker UK ac We sub-contract labour. ... Ray Puxley, Fresh Rabbit, 1998 Shove Off verb to go away UK, 1909 Naval coinage, from shoving a boat away; often used asanbsp;...
|Title||:||The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2006|