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Title: Green's Dictionary of Slang
Subtitle: Three-volume set
Written By: Jonathon Green

"Green's Dictionary of Slang" is a groundbreaking work. Jonathon Green, the
leading slang lexicographer of our time, provides the most thorough and
detailed compilation of English slang to date. Quite simply, it is the most
authoritative and comprehensive record of slang ever to be made available.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0550104402
ISBN-13: 9780550104403
Prices: U.S. $ 450.00