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Slang today and yesterday

Eric Partridge

Slang today and yesterday

with a short historical sketch and vocabularies of English, American and Australian slang.

by Eric Partridge

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Published by Routledge & K.Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed.1935.

The Physical Object
Pagination476p.,26cm
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16680326M

The results of the rather short list of slang American slang expressions included in the book Slang Today and Yesterday just give a general overview of the tendency of major newspapers to pick up just some of the most common and accepted slang and colloquial expressions. Generally these expressions of American origin are equally distributed.   A Father's Day effort to contact teenage slang. nly yesterday," notes the copywriter for the Farrar, Straus & Giroux fall catalog, "boys and girls spoke of embracing and kissing (necking) as getting to first base. Second base was deep kissing, plus groping and fondling this and that." No longer; first base is today deep kissing, also known as.


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