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Published: 11 February 2010

432 Pages


ISBN: 9780199232055

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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Second Edition

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Over 6,000 slang words and phrases
  • Full information for each entry: definitions, origins, and the date of the first use in print
  • Wide coverage of the English-speaking world
  • Thousands of illustrative quotations from written sources
  • Covers slang from 1900 to the present day

New to this Edition:

  • Hundreds of additional headwords and senses to reflect new research and new terms
  • Updated design
  • Thematic index