A Thesaurus of Slang

By: Rose, Howard N. , Comp.

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Bound in red cloth, spine is mildly faded and soiled, titles are dulled, cover extremities are rubbed. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Unlike most compilations of slang terms, this thesaurus is arranged into 14 subject categories, three of which have subcategories (Detective, Sports, and Theater). Within category or subcategory the arrangement is alphabetically by the English non-slang meaning of the term or terms, For example, Convict (n) : geezo, vic; All right (adj. ) : oke, okey-doke, aces-up, check. The intent of the author was to create a means by which authors writing fiction in a particular subculture could easily find the correct vocabulary terms as actually used in that subculture. This is the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 120 pages. D5

Title: A Thesaurus of Slang

Author Name: Rose, Howard N. , Comp.

Categories: Reference, Language and Linguistics, Culture and Society, History and Politics (unsorted),

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: MacMillan: 1934

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 29145

Keywords: Slang Thesaurus Language