We all know language changes rapidly, but to follow along requires an historical view. Chapman's Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition, provides just what is needed to trace the language of today back to its American roots. And make no mistake--this is a dictionary that is purely American, the place where you can trace the development of the American language, in it's highly informal format known as "slang." Some would ask: "isn't the language changing so fast that this book is out of date the day on which it is ...

Dictionary of American Slang 4e 2007, Collins Reference, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061176463

4th Fully REV & Updtd edition

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