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CAIRO BOOKS's Description
With 1,500 new words and phrases, this abridged edition of the Dictionary of
American Slang is the most buzzworthy, banging collection of colloquial
American English—no joke
This fully updated and abridged fourth edition of American Slang contains
more than 1,500 new terms representing the variety and vigor of American slang,
from "yada yada yada" to "yo momma." There's no better resource for those who
are curious about language, fascinated by counterculture, or just completely
confused when other people talk.
Like previous editions, this edition features pronunciation guides, word
origins, examples of appropriate usage as well as a helpful highlighting system
that lets you know which terms should be used with caution, and never in polite
company. Both an important archive of the way America is really talking and a
lot of fun to read, American Slang will prove to be an invaluable companion in
keeping up with the dauntingly jargon-filled, quickly evolving language of