The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English

The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English

by Grant Barrett

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Overview

  • The words come from different countries where English is spoken, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, South Africa, and others
  • The author's website has received more than 1.2 million hits since its launch in 2004, and he is frequently interviewed about language in publications such as the New York Times

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071491631
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 06/14/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Grant Barrett is a lexicographer and project editor for the Historical Dictionary of American Slang for Oxford University Press. He is the founder and editor of the Double-Tongued Word Wrester Dictionary (doubletongued.org), a popular website that tracks new words from the fringes of English.

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Official Dictionary of Unofficial English; The Slang, Jargon, and Lingo That Are Revolutionizing the English Language 1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this book is pointless and a waste of time and would make you forget how to speak properly in less that an day