A dictionary of slang and unconventional English. Slang - including the language of the underworld, colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized. Eric Partridge.
A dictionary of slang and unconventional English. Slang - including the language of the underworld, colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized
A dictionary of slang and unconventional English. Slang - including the language of the underworld, colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized

A dictionary of slang and unconventional English. Slang - including the language of the underworld, colloquialisms and catch-phrases, solecisms and catachreses, nicknames, vulgarisms, and such Americanisms as have been naturalized

London: George Routledge & Sons, 1937. First edition, small 4to, pp. xv, [1], 999, [3]; text in double column; unclipped dust jacket chipped with small pieces missing at spine ends with loss to the "Sl" in 'Slang' and the bottom of a few letters in 'Routledge'; laid in is an autograph note from Partridge, presenting this copy to "My dear Alan, If you'll permit an Americanism, I think tht you rate a copy of D.S.U.E...." Covers words from the fifteenth century to the present day. Item #51189

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