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Green"s dictionary of slang

Jonathon Green

Green"s dictionary of slang

by Jonathon Green

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Published by Chambers in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language,
  • Slang

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDictionary of slang
    StatementJonathon Green
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3721 .G677 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24836922M
    ISBN 100550104402
    ISBN 109780550104403, 9780550104434, 9780550104410, 9780550105844
    LC Control Number2011380020
    OCLC/WorldCa632088992

    Chambers Slang Dictionary appeared in It was effectively the much revised and expanded third edition of a book that had first appeared a decade earlier as The Cassell Dictionary of Slang. Like Green’s Dictionary of Slang, it took in half a millennium’s worth of material, but unlike its successor offered no usage examples. greens: [noun - plural] marijuana. Hook it up with the greens.

      Buy a cheap copy of Cassell's Dictionary of Slang book by Jonathon Green. With its unparalleled coverage of English slang of all types (from 18th-century cant to contemporary gay slang), and its uncluttered editorial apparatus, Cassell's Free 5/5(5). The first dictionary of English slang is said to be Thomas Harman's A Caveat or Warening for Commen Cursetors, published in Characteristically individual, slang often incorporates elements of the jargons of special-interest groups (e.g., professional, sport, regional, criminal, drug, and sexual subcultures).

    His masterwork is the three-volume “Green’s Dictionary of Slang”. First published in , it is continually updated in an online version, much of which is free (his extensive citations require a subscription). In addition he has written a comprehensive history of slang, “The Vulgar Tongue”, and a new book, “The Stories of Slang”.   book: [adjective] cool. From predictive software used in cell phone text messaging. " Book " and "cool" share the same key sequence. That's book! See more words with the same meaning: good, okay, cool, awesome, fun.


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Jonathon Green, a lexicographer, is the author of the Chambers Slang Dictionary () and Chasing the Sun (). He has published books since the s, on topics ranging from occupational jargon to censorship, and is a regular radio and television by: Dictionary News and Articles.

Update #13 1 February 1 Feb. Update #12 1 Nov. 2 Nov. GDoS Update #11 July 31 2 Aug. Update # 30 April 5 May; Update of 1 February 31 Jan. more on the dictionary blog. Jonathon Green, a lexicographer, is the author of the Chambers Slang Dictionary () and Chasing the Sun ().

He has published books since the s, on topics ranging from occupational jargon to censorship, and is a regular radio and television commentator. In the footsteps of Eric Partridge treads Jonathon Green. His Dictionary of Slang is not only enormously illuminating, it is highly amusing, especially for those of us who are still sometimes just sniggering teenagers behind a mask of mature academic respectability/5.

The dictionary is a stupendous achievement, in range, meticulous scholarship, and not least enterainment value' * Christopher Hart, The Sunday Times * 'After more than a decade's labour, Jonathon Green, lexicographer Greens dictionary of slang book the subversive, has produced as fine a three-volume dictionary of slang as you would desire to piss upon ( phrase meaning 4/5(1).

Green's, the Most Bodacious Slang Dictionary Ever, Just Went Online. Holed up in his London flat, Jonathon Green has been toiling among his antique books for years, trying to bring a great work to the : Katy Steinmetz. Chambers Slang Dictionary actually tells you when the word was used, and often where specifically.

You can search it on Google books, which is a great help because that's the one problem with a print copy: you can't look up by by: A facebook page used to sell, or give tips on growing weed. Green's Dictionary of Slang is a groundbreaking work.

Quite simply, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive record of slang ever to be made available. Quite simply, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive record of slang ever to be made available.5/5(3).

Cunningham New South Wales II One of these was endued with the natural gift of ‘coming the piteous’ (to use their own slang). –7: Dickens Pickwick Papers () Hear him come the four cats in the wheelbarrow – four distinct cats; sir, I pledge you my honour.

Now you know that’s infernal clever. Jonathon Green. Jonathon Green is a lexicographer, or dictionary maker, specialising in slang. His 6,page, three-volume Green’s Dictionary of Slang was published in and contains somewords and phrases, backed up bycitations or usage examples.

With its unparalleled coverage of English slang of all types (from 18th-century cant to contemporary gay slang), and its uncluttered editorial apparatus, Cassell's Dictionary of Slang was warmly received when its first edition appeared in 'Brilliant.' said Mark Lawson on BBC2's The Late Review; 'This is a terrific piece of work - learned, entertaining, funny, 3/5(3).

12 August Jonathan Green’s monumental Dictionary of Slang is now available ’s a subscription service, however, and OUP has not published the pricing. It’s also available through a number of libraries in Britain (and for my sake, I hope the University of Toronto will pick up a subscription).

You would not guess that he is the top lexicographer of slang, the foremost scholar of filth, author of the definitive Green’s Dictionary of Slang, first published by Chambers in three fat volumes in and now available online – as the product of more than twenty-five years tireless application to the frayed margins of the English.

A fter more than a decade's labour, Jonathon Green, lexicographer of the subversive, has produced as fine a three-volume dictionary of slang as you would desire to piss upon ( phrase meaning.

Welcome to the thirteenth and latest update of the online version of Green’s Dictionary of Slang. As ever, some statistics: research over the last three months has added new slang terms; entries have been predated as to their currently recorded ‘first use’ and some new citations – including ante-dates, inter-dates and post-dates to reflect the continuing use of.

Green’s Dictionary of Slang is a groundbreaking work. Quite simply, it is the most authoritative and comprehensive record of slang ever to be made available.

The magnum opus from the English-speaking world’s leading slang lexicographer, Jonathon Green. Over the last thirty years, Jonathon Green has established himself as a major figure in lexicography, specialising in English slang. During this time he has accumulated a database of over half a million citations for more thanwords and phrases, and these are the basis for the vast, authoritative and widely acclaimed Green’s Dictionary of Slang (Hodder Education.

Get this from a library. Green's dictionary of slang. [Jonathon Green] -- A collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, these volumes cover slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different.

Green, for his part, makes a case for slang as a special “counter-­language” in the introduction of his new dictionary (already tagged “GDoS” by fellow slang-watchers). For Green, slang fulfills “the desire of human beings, when faced by a standard version, of whatever that might be.

The three volumes of Green's Dictionary of Slang demonstrate the sheer scope of a lifetime of research by Jonathon Green, the leading slang lexicographer of our time. A remarkable collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, it covers slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking /5(2).COVID Resources.

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With more than 7, definitions, this book provides a definitive guide to the use of slang today. It deals with drugs, sport and contemporary society, as well as favourite slang topics such as sex and bodily functions. In this fully updated fourth edition of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Contemporary Slang, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the .