Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, Vol. 1: A-G download epub
by Jonathan E. Lighter
The only historical dictionary of slang - spanning three hundred years of slang use in America
The only historical dictionary of slang - spanning three hundred years of slang use in America. Relation to Similar works: There is a second volume of this historical slang following H-O. When the third volume is completed, this series will be the most decisive and academic dealing of American slang ever published. Timeline and Permanence: As terminology and use of slang changes quickly, this resource is a good historical source of slang. For a more up to date definition, urbandictionary. com will probably be a better resource.
Publisher: Random House Reference Jun 7 1994. It is one of those rare books that prompts the realization that you have never seen the subject in such sharp focus before. Lighter, Jonathan E. См. подробнee. -William Safire "No one has ever created a scholarly work that is more fu. - -Newsweek "The funniest. work of profound lexicographical slang-scholarship ever published. The book belongs on every patriotice coffee table.
The Historical Dictionary of American Slang, often abbreviated HDAS, is a dictionary of American slang. The first two volumes, Volume 1, A – G (1994), and Volume 2, H – O (1997), were published by Random House, and the work then was known as the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang, sometimes abbreviated as RHHDAS.
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Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang: Volume 1, A-G by J.
of American Slang, Vol. 2: H - O, Random House Reference, 1997.
pulling someone’s pants up sharply to wedge them between the buttocks’ Jonathan E. Lighter, Historical Dictionary of American Slang, Vol. Oh, it’s the tourist. ’m not Listerine but they get on my goat’ Stephen Fry, Fry’s Planet Word, BBC 2011. a boring or socially inept person’; ‘the wives and girlfriends’ ‘Oxford English Dictionary: other new words and definitions’, Telegraph, 24 March 2011. a protuberance of flesh’ Dave Masters, ‘OMG in the OED? LOL!’, Sun, 24 March 2011.
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Subcategory: Dictionaries & Thesauruses
Publisher: Random House Reference; 1st edition (June 7, 1994)
Pages: 1080 pages