The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (Dictionary of Slang and Unconvetional English)
by Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor
$245.00 List Price
The one stream of poetry which is continually flowing is slang.
—G. K. Chesterton
One of the many benefits of owning the two-volume New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (Routledge), besides the sheer size of the thing up there on a shelf with your other weighty reference books, is that you can dip in just about anywhere and enjoy the exuberant, endless display of human inventiveness with language.