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  1. A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    8th Edition

    By Eric Partridge

    Edited by Paul Beale

    The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language....

    Published October 3rd 2002 by Routledge

  2. Shorter Slang Dictionary

    By Paul Beale, Eric Partridge

    Edited by Rosalind Fergusson

    From abdabs to zit From pillock (14th century) to couch potato (20th century) From She'll be apples (Australia) to the pits (USA) This new collection brings together some 5,000 contemporary slang expressions originating in all parts of the English-speaking world. It gives clear and concise...

    Published December 2nd 1993 by Routledge

  3. A Concise Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

    Edited by Paul Beale

    For over fifty years the name of Eric Partridge has been synonymous with slang in the English language. This edition, based on his famous volume, makes it fully relevant to the language of today....

    Published April 25th 1991 by Routledge

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