Big Book of Rhyming Slang (Big Books)

Big Book of Rhyming Slang (Big Books)

by JonathonGreen (Author)

Synopsis

Pointed, dry, witty and endlessly inventive, rhyming slang is held in greater popular affection than any other type of English colloquial language. The Big Book of Rhyming Slang is a dictionary of over 3000 rhyming slang words and phrases defined in Standard English, constituting the foremost collection of contemporary and historical rhyming slang ever published. Whether you're a true-blood Cockney or a wannabe Mockney, The Big Book of Rhyming Slang will tell you everything you need to know about this enduringly fascinating vernacular.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
Publisher: W&N
Published: 12 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 0304363863
ISBN 13: 9780304363865
Book Overview: Written by Britain's premier slang lexicographer Jonathon Green Lists, defines and explains over 3000 rhyming slang words and phrases 'pretty useless really, but great fun to read all the same.' - Greenock Telegraph

Author Bio
Jonathon Green is Britain's leading lexicographer of slang. His many credits include the Macmillan Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, the bestselling Cassell's Dictionary of Slang.