From "cowpokes" to "cyber punks," from "flappers" to "gangsta rappers, American Slang" chronicles the ever-evolving, informal, unconventional language we use every day. Expanded and completely updated, this 2nd edition contains thousands of contemporary and traditional slang expressions, including the newest computer lingo and slang from the Internet. Entries Feature: Definitions Pronunciations Time and place origins Editorial notes Cross-references Examples that illustrate and validate usage Synonyms and variant ...

American Slang: 2nd Edition 1998, HarperResource, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780062732934

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