and Unconventional English (Two volumes)
9780415619493   Product Code: 21579
The heir and successor to Eric Partridge's magnum opus The Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, this new dictionary is the definitive record of slang in the English-speaking world - from Canada to New Zealand - since 1945. There are more than 60,000 entries, with published sources, examples of usage from popular literature, journalism, movies and songs, and dating for each headword. Second edition.