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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.

...to the buzzwords of 21st-century popney. Culture rhyming slangrhyming slangRhyming slang is a form of slang in which a word is replaced by a phrase that rhymes with it (= has or ends with the same sound) Look up any word in the dictionary offline, anytime, anywhere with the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary app ... The Oxford dictionary of rhyming slang (2003 edition) | Open Library ... . Want to learn more? 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 Drawing on the unique resources of the Oxford English Dictionary and offering coverage of over 6,000 slang words and expressions from the Cockney... Unlike other dictionaries of its kind, The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang is organized thematically, with slang words gathered under headings such as "food and drink," "sex," "clothing," and "illness." Rhyming slang is a subject of perennial interest to the general language-conscious public. Entries are ar ... [PDF] Download The Oxford Dictionary Of Rhyming Slang - Free... ... ... Unlike other dictionaries of its kind, The Oxford Dictionary of Rhyming Slang is organized thematically, with slang words gathered under headings such as "food and drink," "sex," "clothing," and "illness." Rhyming slang is a subject of perennial interest to the general language-conscious public. Entries are arranged in subject areas, such as clothing, food and drink, and animals. John Ayto explores the range and development of rhyming slang during its 150-year history... "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 commo...