Cassell Dictionary Of Insulting Quotations

Cassell Dictionary Of Insulting Quotations

by JonathonGreen (Author)

Synopsis

At its best, rudeness can be an art form, and the Cassell Dictionary of Insulting Quotations is a glorious celebration of the polished outpourings of its most successful practitioners. Luckless victims range from famous literary figures to politicians to kings and queens to actors, musicians and artists and there are also devastating side-sweeps at more general targets for invective, such as businessmen, newspapers and the countryside. Entertaining, funny and rude, this collection delves deeply and viciously into the uncharitable side of human nature.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: New
Publisher: Orion
Published: 26 Jun 1997

ISBN 10: 0304349267
ISBN 13: 9780304349265

Author Bio
Jonathon Green is Britain's leading lexicographer of slang. His many creditsinclude the Macmillan Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, Slang Down the Ages,Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made, The Cassell Dictionary of Slang (published to great acclaim in December 1998), and most recently, the best-selling Big Book of Filth, a survey of 6500 sex slang wor