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Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: John Ayto, John Simpson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Offering coverage of over 6,000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', this is the most authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Stone the Crows
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: John Ayto, J. A. Simpson
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over 6,000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney 'abaht' to the American term 'zowie', Stone the Crows is the most lively and authoritative dictionary of slang from the 20th and 21st centuries.
The Oxford Dictionary of Slang
Language: en
Pages: 474
Authors: John Ayto
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The ideal reference for those interested in the more quirky and unofficial words used in English. Each area of life and each aspect of the world that generates slang is explored in turn. Including surprisingly old words such as booze and guzzle as well as the most up-to-date words like
The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
Language: en
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Authors: John Ayto
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

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The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang
Language: en
Pages: 309
Authors: John Ayto
Categories: English language
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford Quick Reference

A lively, authoritative, and up-to-date look at the world of rhyming slang, from its origins in London's 19th-century underworld to the buzzwords of 21st-century popney. Arranged by topic, including Crime, Food and Drink, Illness, Money, Sex, and Sport, this highly readable collection is at once an informative source to the