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By Grant Barrett

The authentic dictionary of unofficial English:
A Crunk Omnibus for Thrillionaires and Bampots for the Ecozoic Age.
For readers who are looking to be at the leading edge of the English lexicon or for committed observe geeks,
The reputable Dictionary of Unofficial English offers greater than 750 phrases that experience unofficially
joined the English language. those phrases are scorching off the road, new even to cyberspace,
and certainly no longer present in Websters.
Each access contains a definition, etymology, and no less than 3 citations from print and the Internet
that exhibit the evolution of its meaning.
Grant Barrett is an American lexicographer and dictionary editor focusing on slang
and new phrases. he's a part of the staff of lexicographers that make the new
online dictionary Wordnik.com attainable. furnish is additionally co-host of the yankee language-
related public radio convey «A manner With phrases» and editor of the «Oxford Dictionary
of American Political Slang»

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