By Jonathon Green
First released in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference consultant to professional occupational slang, or jargon. Containing round 21, 000 entries, the dictionary includes a really eclectic diversity of fields and contains huge insurance of either British and U.S. jargon. components handled variety from advertising to drugs, from ads to man made intelligence and from snowboarding to sociology. this can be a interesting source for college kids of lexicography lexicographers, in addition to the overall inquisitive reader.
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