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War Slang: American Fighting Words and Phrases from the Cival War to the Gulf War


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Publisher:Atria, 1994



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The popular author of Slang! returns to explain American fighting words and phrases from the Civil War to the Gulf War. From the infantryman's foxhole to the fighter pilot's cockpit, Dickson explores the origins, meanings and context of a volatile and violent vocabulary.

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