Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Slang & Idiomatic Usage

Chapman, Robert L. Thesaurus of American Slang. New York: Harper & Row, 1989.
PE2846.C465 1989

Dickson, Paul. Slang: the Authoritative Topic-By-Topic Dictionary of American Lingoes from All Walks of Life. New York: Pocket Books, 1998.
PE2846.D43 1998

Dunn, Jerry Camarillo. Idiom Savant: Slang As It Is Slung. New York: Henry Holt, 1997.
PE2846.D86 1997

Ellis, Mike. Slanguage: a Cool, Fresh, Phat, and Shagadelic Guide to All Kinds of Slang. New York: Hyperion, 2000.
PE3721.E45 2000

Green, Jonathon. Dictionary of Contemporary Slang. New York: Stein and Day, 1985.
PE3721.G68 1985

Herail, Rene James. Dictionary of Modern Colloquial French. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1984.
PC2640.H47 1984

Juba to Jive: the Dictionary of African-American Slang. New York: Penguin Books, 1994.
PE3727.N4M34 1994

Landy, Eugene E. Underground Dictionary. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1971.

Major, Clarence. Dictionary of Afro-American Slang. New York: International Publishers, 1970.

Marks, Georgette A. Harrap's Slang Dictionary: English-French/French-English. London: Harrap, 1984.
PC3741.M33 1984

Oxford Dictionary of Slang. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.
PE3721.O94 1998

Partridge, Eric. Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: Colloquialisms and Catch-Phrases, Solecisms and Catachreses, Nicknames, and Vulgarisms. New York: Macmillan, 1984.
PE3721.P3 1984

Stavsky, Lois. A 2 Z: the Book of Rap & Hip-Hop Slang. New York: Boulevard Books, 1995.
PE3727.N4S73 1995

Tse, Peter. Dictionary of Essential American Slang. Berkeley, CA: Optima Books, 2000.
PE2846.T75 2000

Wired Style: Principles of English Usage in the Digital Age. New York: Broadway Books, 1999.
QA76.15.W55 1999