Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English PDF
by Eric Partridge
Partridge, Eric, Tom Dalzell, and Terry Victor. The concise new Partridge dictionary of slang and unconventional English. London: Routledge, 2008.
reference Type- Dictionary
Content/Scope- 2536 pages and over 60,000 entries. Includes slang from US as well as other countries.
Accuracy/Authority/Bias- author, Tom Dalzell has published multiple volumes about slang.This is the latest of multiple editions recognized for excellence.
Arrangement/Presentation- Large easy to read print (which is a good thing with 6k entries). Organized alphabetically followed by numeric slang.
Accessibility/Diversity- Easy to read, high interest for high school students. Includes slang from other cultures, show's language evolution.
Relation to other works- while the library owns many dictionaries, it does not own a slang dictionary.
Timeliness and Permanence- Booklist Top Reference Source in 2006 (this is the updated version for 2012).Hardcover. Will be useful for years to come because of historical analysis-first time each word was used in print.
Cost- $320 for 2 volumes, hardcover.
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