Cassell Dictionary of Insulting Quotations by Jonathon Green

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Published by Cassell .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Reference,
  • Humor,
  • Invective,
  • Quotations,
  • Dictionaries

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10321109M
ISBN 100304345903
ISBN 109780304345908
OCLC/WorldCa35829943

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Jonathon Green (born 20 April in Kidderminster, Worcestershire) is an English lexicographer of slang and writer on the history of alternative cultures.

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The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting. ( -) Quotation, n: The act of repeating erroneously the words of another.

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