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The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English

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The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN/ASIN: 0071458042
ISBN-13: 9780071458047
Number of pages: 449

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For readers who want to be on the cutting edge of the English lexicon or for dedicated word geeks, The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English presents more than 750 words that have unofficially joined the English language. These words are hot off the street, new even to cyberspace, and definitely not found in Webster's. Each entry features a definition, etymology, and at least three citations from print and the Internet that show the evolution of its meaning.

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