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Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang

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A lively, authoritative, and up-to-date look at the world of rhyming slang, from its origins in London’s 19th-century underworld to the buzzwords of 21st-century popney. Arranged by topic, including Crime, Food and Drink, Illness, Money, Sex, and Sport, this highly readable collection is at once an informative source to the story behind some of our most lively expressions and a browser’s delight.

...opment of rhyming slang during its 150-year history ... Книга "Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang" из жанра Oxford... ... ... "A unique topic-by-topic review of English slang"--Jacket. Includes index. Rhyming slang — is a form of phrase construction in the English language and is especially prevalent in dialectal British English from the East End of London; hence the alternative name, Cockney rhyming slang. The construction involves replacing a common word… … Oxford paperback reference. Genre. Dictionaries. Other Titles. Rhyming slang. ... Книга: John Ayto. Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang ... . Genre. Dictionaries. Other Titles. Rhyming slang. Classifications. Dewey Decimal Class. 427/.1/03. Library of Congress. PE3724.R5 A97 2003. The Physical Object. Pagination. xvii, 309 p. ; Number of pages. Words to Rhyme With: A Rhyming Dictionary - Third edition (Writers Reference) Willard R. Espy ... A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: Colloquialisms and Catch Phrases, Fossilised Jokes and Puns, General Nicknames, Vulgarisms, and Such Americanisms As Have Been Naturalised. The Authoritative Dictionary of IEEE Standards Terms. January 2000. [Show full abstract] artistic creations that could be defined as critical irrealism? is term obviously does not exist in any dictionary, but it is helpful in describing a vast area of the literary landscape which has been neglected. Rhyming slang is a subject of perennial interest to the general language-conscious public. This book, with entries arranged in topic areas, such as clothing, food and drink, animals, sex and illness, illustrates how rich and entertaining a language form it is. 787. 18 $w 002438886 $i The Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang. 852. Ayto, John. Заглавие. The Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang. Дата поступления в ЭК. The Oxford Dictionary Of Slang / Словарь: английский сленг /. 'Cockney rhyming slang is enjoying a renaissance, so you may hear a series of very strange sounding phrases whose meaning is fairly obscure.' 'Her name is Cockney rhyming slang for rain of course.' 'I taught him Cockney rhyming slang, like 'apples and pears, dog and bone, whistle and flute'.' Highly readable and lively, The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang is the ultimate guide to this perennially captivating subject. This new volume charts the 150-year history of rhyming slang from its origins in 19th century cockney rhyming slang to modern popney rhyming slang. Author: John Ayto ISBN 10: 0198607512. Title: The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang (Oxford Quick Reference) Item Condition: New. Publisher: OUP Oxford ISBN 13: 9780198607519. Ch...