Smaller Slang Dictionary

Smaller Slang Dictionary This Smaller Slang Dictionary has been written for the general public Though it includes important survivals from earlier periods it deals mainly with the slang of the twentieth century and in the

  • Title: Smaller Slang Dictionary
  • Author: Eric Partridge
  • ISBN: 9780710083319
  • Page: 115
  • Format: Paperback
  • This Smaller Slang Dictionary has been written for the general public Though it includes important survivals from earlier periods, it deals mainly with the slang of the twentieth century, and, in the author s words, although not intransigently puritanical, it can go into any home without causing embarrassment, and into any school without corrupting good manners or vitiatThis Smaller Slang Dictionary has been written for the general public Though it includes important survivals from earlier periods, it deals mainly with the slang of the twentieth century, and, in the author s words, although not intransigently puritanical, it can go into any home without causing embarrassment, and into any school without corrupting good manners or vitiating good taste among either the teachers or the taught Underworld vocabulary, because specialized, is omitted, but naturalized Americanisms, service slang and the catch phrase are all covered.

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