Slang: To-Day and Yesterday

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First published in 1933, this book explores both contemporary and historical slang, focusing on the characteristics and quirks of the English and American languages. As well as looking at commonly used slang, there are sections that give the reader insight into more unusual areas such as Cockney slang, slang in journalism and slang in commerce, as well as slang used by sailors, the law and the church. The book will be of interest to scholars and the general readers who take an interest in language.

Slang: To-Day and Yesterday 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138912113

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Slang: To-Day and Yesterday 2015, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138912106

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Slang To-Day and Yesterday 2007, William Press

ISBN-13: 9781406770247

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