9780071497855

McGraw-Hill's Essential American Slang

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071497855

  • ISBN10:

    0071497854

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Understand American English better by mastering its slangThis authoritative reference offers thousands of American English slang expressions. Entries include definitions and examples of slang used in context. With help fromMcGraw-Hill's Essential American Slang Dictionary, you will become familiar with English as it is used in the media, at work, around the house, and in everyday conversations. This knowledge will help you comprehend English as it is spoken in the United States and add variety to your word usage.Inside you will find: 2,000 entries with examples of everyday usage The latest slang used in the American lexicon Fun illustrations that show the humor of taking expressions too literally

Author Biography

Richard A. Spears, Ph.D. is a former reference editor and linguistics Professor at Northwestern University, who has written more than 150 dictionaries. He has a particular expertise in phrasal dictionaries.

Table of Contents

Preface
Terms and Symbols
About this Dictionary
Dictionary
Appendix
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