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    The Slang of Sin (Hardback) By (author) Tom Dalzell, Illustrated by Istvan Banyai

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    DescriptionOffers a diverting plunge into the rich and varied slang surrounding sin and vice. Not just a dictionary, this entertaining reference gives extended word histories and humorous commentary on words, phrases, and their cultural and historical contexts. If chapters on alcohol, gambling, drugs, horse racing, sex, deadly sins, and crime put evil ideas in your head, read the final chapter on the wages of sin. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.


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    Title
    The Slang of Sin
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tom Dalzell, Illustrated by Istvan Banyai
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780877793564
    ISBN 10: 0877793565
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC subject category V2: CFF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    DC21: 427.973
    BISAC V2.8: LAN024000
    Publisher
    Merriam-Webster
    Imprint name
    Merriam-Webster
    Publication date
    01 January 1999