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Macmillan dictionary of American slang

Macmillan dictionary of American slang

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Abridged ed. originally published as: The dictionary of American slang. Pan in association with Macmillan, 1988.

Statementcompiled by Robert L. Chapman.
ContributionsChapman, Robert L.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21297978M
ISBN 100333634055

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