Bloomsbury Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

Bloomsbury Dictionary of Contemporary Slang

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Containing more than 5000 terms and 15,000 definitions, this book provides a guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics, such as sex and bodily functions. There are expressions from Britain, Australia, America, the Caribbean and other English-speaking countries. Revised and expanded, the book concentrates on the slang of the last 30 years, illustrating today's cultural and social preoccupations. Tony Thorne is the author of "The Dictionary of Popular Culture" and "Countess Dracula".
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  • Hardback | 592 pages
  • 153 x 234mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 074752856X
  • 9780747528562