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978-0-06-273172-2 / 0062731726

American Slang

by Robert L. Chapman

Publisher:Harpercollins

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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About the book:

From cowpokes to cyber punks, from flappers to gangsta rappers, American Slang chronicles the ever-evolving, informal, unconventional language we use every day. Expanded and completely updated, this 2nd edition contains thousands of contemporary and traditional slang expressions, including the newest computer lingo and slang from the Internet.

Entries Feature:

  • Definitions

  • Pronunciations

  • Time and place origins

  • Editorial notes

  • Cross-references

  • Examples that illustrate and validate usage

  • Synonyms and variant forms

  • Impact symbols

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