- 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
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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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this book is pointless and a waste of time and would make you forget how to speak properly in less that an day