American slang

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From cowpokes to cyber punks, from flappers to gangsta rappers, American Slang chronicles the ever-evolving, informal, unconventional language we use every day. Expanded and completely updated, this 2nd edition contains thousands of contemporary and traditional slang expressions, including the newest computer lingo and slang from the Internet.

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  • Pronunciations

  • Time and place origins

  • Editorial notes

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  • Synonyms and variant forms

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