Ayto John — Dictionary of Euphemisms, 2000 год

15 апреля, 2012 / Автор статьи: admin
Dictionary of Euphemisms - Ayto John

Bloomsbury Publishing / —
In this revised edition, John Ayto looks at these forbidden areas and traces the interrelated network of euphemisms we use to cope with them. The result is both entertaining and enlightening.

ISBN: 9780747550457
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Ayto John — Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang, 2003 год

29 сентября, 2011 / Автор статьи: admin
Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang - Ayto John

Oxford University Press / —
— Highly readable. Lively and informed collection of rhyming slang
— Arranged in 27 topics, including clothing, food and drink, sex, animals, and illness, to provide a coherent picture of the development and range of rhyming slang as applied to all areas of life
— Charts the 150 year history of rhyming slang from its origins in 19th century cockney rhyming slang to modern popney rhyming slang
— Full of exquisite detail and hundreds of illustrative examples complete with informed commentary
— Written by a highly regarded linguistic, author of the popular Oxford Dictionary of Slang and Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang
A lively, authoritative, and up-to-date look at the world of rhyming slang, from its origins in London’s 19th-century underworld to the buzzwords of 21st-century popney. Arranged by topic, including Crime , Food and Drink , Illness , Money , Sex , and Sport , this highly readable collection is at once an informative source to the story behind some of our most lively expressions and a browser’s delight.

ISBN: 9780198607519
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