The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

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Routledge, 2008 - Foreign Language Study - 720 pages
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The Concise New Partridgepresents, for the first time, all the slang terms from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional Englishin a single volume.

With over 60,000 entries from around the English-speaking world, the Concisegives you the language of beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, hippies, pimps, druggies, whores, punks, skinheads, ravers, surfers, Valley girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more.

The Concise New Partridgeis a spectacular resource infused with humour and learning Ė itís rude, itís delightful and itís a prize for anyone with a love of language.

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This is a smaller version of Dalzell and Victor's 2006 New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (LJ 5/15/06). Unlike its predecessor, a two-volume, 2000-plus-page tome, the Concise ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Tom Dalzell is a lawyer, slang-collector and author. Recognised as a leading expert on American Slang, he is the author of Flappers to Rappers: American Youth Slang (Merriam-Webster 1996) and The Slang of Sin (Merriam-Webster 1998).

Terry Victor is not only a slang-collector, but also an actor, broadcaster, writer and director. He is probabaly best known for his ground-breaking work with Murder on the Menu, which he co-founded in 1989.

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