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dictionary of slang and unconventional English colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized. by Eric Partridge

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Americanisms,
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE3721 P3 1974
The Physical Object
Pagination1528p.
Number of Pages1528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19485466M

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