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A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984TitoloA History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries: Volume IV: 1937-1984
AutoreColeman, Julie
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CategoriaReference: Dictionaries
Language Arts & Disciplines: Linguistics
RilegaturaHardcover
Dati416 p.; ill.
Anno2010
EditoreOxford University Press, USA
CollanaHistory of Cant and Slang Dictionaries
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In the fourth volume of her pioneering history, Julie Coleman considers the trends of lexicographers in a period dominated by the Second World War, the Cold War, various civil rights movements, and numerous youth trends.

Indice e argomenti trattati
Prefacexv
Acknowledgementsxviii
List of Illustrations
xix
List of Tables
xx
Abbreviations and Conventionsxxiii
Introduction1
1 Eric Partridge's Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
7
DSUE1 (1937)
8
DSUE2 (1938)
24
DSUE3 (1949)
28
DSUE4 (1951)
30
DSUE5 (1961)
30
Partridge's Smaller Slang Dictionary (1961 and 1964)
32
DSUE6 (1967)
34
DSUE7 (1970)
36
Partridge's Dictionary of Historical Slang (1972)
38
DSUE8 (1984)
38
Paul Beale's Partridge's Concise DSUE (1989)
41
Rosalind Fergusson's Shorter Slang Dictionary (1994)
43
Conclusions
47
2 Dictionaries of Military Slang
49
British and Commonwealth Glossaries of the Second World War
50
Gerald O'Driscoll's The Merry Matloe Again (1938) and Sailors Have a Word for It (1943)
50
Soldierman, Soldiers in Training (1939)
51
`Slang of the R.A.F.' (1940 and 1941)
52
A. G. Mitchell's `A Glossary of War Words' (1942)
53
Ernest Leslie Howards-William's What's the Gen? (1942)
53
C. H. Ward-Jackson's It's a Piece of Cake (1943 and 1945)
54
J. L. Hunt and A. G. Pringle's Service Slang (1943)
56
Sidney J. Baker's `The Lingo' (1944) and The Australian Language (1945)
58
Partridge's Dictionary of R.A.F. Slang (1945) and Dictionary of Forces' Slang (1948), with Wilfred Granville and Frank Roberts
59
John Irving's Royal Navalese (1946)
63
American Glossaries: The Second World War
65
Park Kendall and Johnny Viney's A Dictionary of Army and Navy Slang (1941) and related lists
65
Glossary of Army Slang (1941) and related lists
73
Max Garber and P.S. Bond's Modern Military Dictionary (1942)
81
`Halls of Montezuma' Leatherneck Lingo (c. 1943)
82
American Speech glossaries (1945-1948)
83
Korea, Vietnam, and Other Conflicts
86
Norman H. Brown's `Jet Stream of Talk' (1954)
87
American Speech glossaries (1955-1956)
88
Carl Fleischhauer's `A Glossary of Army Slang' (c.1968)
89
Michael Goldsmith's `Slang used by United States Air Force Personnel: Vietnam and California' (1970)
90
Jonathan Lighter's `The Slang of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe, 1917-1919' (1971)
91
Frank Hailey's Soldier Talk (1982)
92
Eric Helm's The Nhu Ky Sting (1984)
93
Conclusions
94
3 Dictionaries of British Slang
97
William Freeman's A Concise Dictionary of English Slang (1955) and Brain Arthur Phythian's revisions (1976 and 1986)
98
Frank Norman's Stand on Me (1959) and Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be (c. 1960)
103
Julian Franklyn's A Dictionary of Rhyming Slang (1960 and 1961) and related lists
105
Sydney Kendall's Up the Frog (1969)
108
Jack Jones's Rhyming Cockney Slang (1971)
110
Bob Aylwin's A Load of Cockney Cobblers (1973)
111
John Lawrence's Rabbit and Pork, Rhyming Talk (1975) and The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang (1995)
112
Ronnie Barker's Fletcher's Book of Rhyming Slang (1979)
113
Patrick O'Shaughnessy's Glossary of Market Traders' Slang from Boston, Lincolnshire (1979)
115
Peter Wright's Cockney Dialect and Slang (1981)
115
Conclusions
116
4 Legacies of Empire and Declarations of Independence: Dictionaries of the Slang of Newer Nations
118
Australian Slang Dictionaries
119
Sidney J. Baker's dictionaries and related works
120
Irvine Douglas' Opportunity in Australia (1958)
127
Roy McGregor-Hastie's The Complete Migrant (1963)
128
Sound of the Drum (1966)
128
John O'Grady's Aussie English (1967)
129
G. A. Wilkes' A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms (1978)
131
Bill Hornadge's The Australian Slanguage (1980 and 1986)
133
John Meredith's Learn to Talk Old Jack Lang (1984) and Dinkum Aussie Slang (1993)
133
Dictionaries of New Zealand and Canadian Slang
134
Pocket Guide to New Zealand (1943)
135
Donald Wesley Preston's Survey of Canadian English Slang (1973)
136
Dictionaries of Nigerian Slang
138
A. H. M. Kirk-Greene's `The Vocabulary and Determinants of Schoolboy Slang in Northern Nigeria' (1965)
138
C. N. C. Asomugha's Pocket Dictionary (1978) and Nigerian Slangs (1981)
139
Conclusions
140
5 Dictionaries of American Slang
141
Lester V. Berrey and Melvin Van den Bark's American Thesaurus of Slang (1942, 1947, and 1954)
142
L. B. Robison's The Slanguage Dictionary of Modern American Slang (1944)
146
R. M. Lumiansky's `New Orleans Slang in the 1880s' (1950)
147
Joseph Abraham Weingarten's An American Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial Speech (1954)
147
Harold Wentworth and Stuart Berg Flexner's Dictionary of American Slang (1960, 1967, and 1975) and related dictionaries
150
Joyce Kornbluh's Rebel Voices (1964)
159
Helen Dahlskog's Dictionary of Contemporary and Colloquial Usage (1972)
159
David V. Forrest's `Selected List of General American Slang' and `Street Slang Supplement' (1974)
164
Bobby and Michael Seifert's Dictionary of Local Lingo (1973)
165
Dennis Andersen's The Book of Slang (1975) and Anita May Pearl's The Jonathan David Dictionary of Popular Slang (1980)
165
Some Specialized Glossaries
169
Circus and Carnival Slang
169
Soda Fountain Slang
174
Hotel Slang
177
Patricia Byrd's `Star Trek Lives' (1978)
179
Conclusions
180
6 Glossaries of School and College Slang
181
British Glossaries
181
Morris Marples' Public School Slang (1940) and University Slang (1950)
182
Gerald S. Atkinson's Book of Housey Slang (1948)
186
Charles Stevens' Winchester Notions (1969)
186
An Australian Glossary
187
Sidney J. Baker's Australia Speaks (1953)
187
American Glossaries
188
American Speech glossaries
188
Dictionary of Hawthorne High Slang (1965)
193
A Basic Guide to Campusology (1966)
194
Current Slang (1966-1971)
194
Collin Baker et al., College Undergraduate Slang Study (1968)
196
Conclusions
198
7 Dictionaries of Race and Music
200
Dictionaries of Race
203
American Speech glossaries
203
Marcus Boulware's Jive and Slang of Students in Negro Colleges (1947)
204
William Melvin Kelley's `If You're Woke You Dig It' (1962)
205
Clarcnce Major's Dictionary of Afro-American Slang (1970), Black Slang (1971), and Juba to five (1994)
205
Hermese E. Roberts' The Third Ear (1971)
207
David Claerbaut's Black Jargon in White America (1972)
208
Arthur Batiest Hayes' Communication Gap between Black and White Teenagers (1972)
210
Terence Tobin's `An Approach to Black Slang' (1972)
211
Edith A. Folb's A Comparalive Study of Urban Black Argot (1972) and Runnin' Down Some Lines (1980)
212
Richard E. Kowieski's Vernacular Lexicon of Black and White Students (1978)
214
`Zoot Suit. The Time and its Temper' (1979)
215
Dictionaries of Music
216
American Speech glossaries
216
The Gab Calloway glossaries (1938-1970)
218
Dan Burley's Original Handbook of Harlem Five (1944)
220
Slim Gaillard's Voul O Reenee Dictionary (1946)
221
Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe's Really the Blues (1946)
222
Babs Gonzales' Be Bop Dictionary (1949)
222
Lavada Durst's The Jives of Dr Hepcat (1953)
223
Robert S. Gold's `The Vernacular of the Jazz World' (1957), A Jazz Lexicon (1964), and Jazz Talk (1975)
224
Dicky Wells and Stanlcy Dance's The Night People (1971)
225
Conclusions
226
8 Dictionaries of Youth
228
Elizabeth Woodward's Sling-lingo (c.1941)
231
Nancy Pepper's Jabberwocky and Jive (1943-1945)
231
L. B. Robison's `Dictionary of Jive Jargon' (1944)
233
Lou Shelly's Hepcats Jive Talk Dictionary (1945)
233
Evelyn Jean McCarty's Get Hep (1945)
235
The Hepster's Dictionary (1954)
236
Mel Welles' Sir Bop's Unabridged Hiptionary (c. 1957)
236
Lawrence Lipton's The Holy Barbarians (1959) and Beatnik Dictionary & Who's Who in Venice West (1959/1960)
237
Digtionary (1959)
238
Way out with Kookie (1959)
239
The Beat Generation Dictionary (1959)
240
Swinging Syllables (1959) and related glossaries
240
Dig those Crazy Words (1960)
242
Francis J. Rigncy and L. Douglas Smith's The Real Bohemia (1961)
242
R. A. Norton, Through Beatnik Eyeballs (1961)
243
Vaseline Hair Tonic Flip-Talk Contest Booklet (c.1961)
244
Dobic Gillis's TeenAge Slanguage Dictionary (1962)
244
Elliot Hornc, The Hiptionary (1963)
245
`British Beatle Jive Dictionary' (1964)
246
J. R. Friss's A Dictionary of Teenage Slang (1964)
246
Carol Covington's Glossary of Teenage Terms (1965)
246
Nancy Jean Eaton's Studies in Current Adolescent Slang (1965)
247
Luther Bellinger's A Guide to Slang (1966)
248
May Lay and Nancy Orban's The Hip Glossary of Hippie Language (1967)
249
Ann C. Mathers' The Hip Pocket Book (1967)
250
Ruth Bronsteen's The Hippy's Handbook (1967)
252
Hy Lit's Unbelievable Dictionary of Hip Words for Groovy People (1968)
253
Lewis Yablonsky's The Hippie Trip (1968)
254
Ken Granger and Joseph R. Crow's Rock Culture Glossary (c. 1969/70)
254
Steve Salacts' Ye Olde Hiptionary (1970)
255
Morris Cohen's The Now '70s Language Dictionary (1970)
256
Eugene E. Landy's The Underground Dictionary (1971)
257
`To the returning P.O.W.s' (1973)
258
Kenn Young's Naz's Underground Dictionary (1973 and 1992) and Naz's Dictionary of Teen Slang (1993)
259
Bruce Pollack's Disco Handbook (1979)
260
Mimi Pond's Valley Girls' Guide to Life (1982)
261
Jodie Ann Posserello's The Totally Awesome Val Guide (1982)
261
Tom Hibbert's Rockspeak (1983)
262
Kenneth Hudson's Dictionary of the Teenage Revolution (1983)
263
Conclusions
264
9 Glossaries of Sexuality
265
American Glossaries
267
Aaron J. Rosanoff's A Manual of Psychiatry (1938)
267
Gershon Legman's `The Language of Homosexuality' (1941)
268
Gay Girl's Guide to the U.S. and the Western World (c.1955)
269
John Oliven's `Excerpts from the Argot' (1955, 1965, and 1974)
270
James Reinhardt's Sex Perversions and Sex Crimes (1957)
271
J. D. Mercer's They Walk in Shadow (1959)
271
John Drzazga's Sex Crimes and their Legal Aspects (1960)
273
Donald Webster Cory and John P. LeRoy's The Homosexual and his Society (1963) and Cory's `The Language of the Homosexual' (1967)
273
Florida Legislative Investigation Committee's Homosexuality and Citizenship in Florida (1964)
275
The Lavender Lexicon (1964)
276
A. F. Niemoeller's `A Glossary of Homosexual Slang' (1965)
277
Matt Bradley's Queer Street, USA (1965)
278
The Guild Dictionary of Homosexual Terms (1965)
279
Julia P. Stanley's `Homosexual Slang' (1970)
280
Ronald A. Farrell's Societal Reaction to Homosexuals (1972)
281
Bruce Rodgers' `The Queens' Vernacular (1972), its review in Oz magazine (1973), and David A. Noebel's The Homosexual Revolution (1977)
282
Ed Wood's Guys and Pals glossary (1974)
286
David Forrest's `Gay Male Glossary' (1982)
286
British and Australian Glossaries
287
Michael Schofield's A Minority (1960)
287
Richard Hauser's The Homosexual Society (1962)
288
Roberta Perkins' The Drag Queen Scene (1983)
289
Conclusions
290
10 Dictionaries of Drugs Slang
291
American Glossaries
292
David W. Maurer's drugs lists and related glossaries
292
American Speech glossaries (1940-1955)
297
Los Angeles Police Department's Youth and Narcotics (1952)
298
J. E. Schmidt's Narcotics Lingo and Lore (1959)
299
Clarence Cooper's The Scene (1960)
299
Charles L. Winek et al., A Glossary of Drugs (c. 1966)
300
Richard R. Lingeman's Drugs from A-Z (1969)
301
Sidney Cohen's The Drug Dilemma (1969)
301
Hilliard, et al., Slanguage (c.1970/71)
302
William D. Alsever's `Glossary of the Youth Subculture and Drug Scene for the Establishment and Other Uptight Adults' (1971)
303
Seymour Fiddle's New York Addict Argot New and Old (1972)
304
Peanuts and Tea (1972)
304
Carl Beekman's Parent/ Teacher Handbook for Drugs and other Social Problems (1973)
305
Harold H. Mosak et al., The Argot of the Drug Culture (1979)
306
Judith Norback's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Yearbook/Directory 1979-80 (1979)
306
Australian and British Glossaries
307
Robert W. Connell's Drug Scene Kings Cross (1967)
307
Seymour Spencer's What about Drugs? (1968)
308
Conclusions
308
11 Dictionaries of Crime and Incarceration
309
American Glossaries
309
David W. Maurer's later cant lists
309
L. B. Howsley's Argot (1939)
313
Robert Ernest Shelley's Playing the Field (1941)
313
Clinton T. Duffy's Pocket Dictionary of Prison "Slanguage" (1941)
314
Vincent Monteleone's Criminal Slang (1944 and 1949)
314
War Department, Field Manual: Criminal Investigation (1945)
316
American Speech glossaries (1947-1959)
318
Hyman E. Goldin et al., Dictionary of American Underworld Lingo (1950)
319
Daniel J. Campion and Myron M. Stearns' Crooks Are Human Too (1957)
321
Walter L. Barkdull et al., A Dictionary of Criminal Language (1962)
322
American Speech glossaries (1964-1966)
323
Rose Giallombardo's Society of Women (1966)
323
Kathryn Watterson Burkhart's Women in Prison (1973)
324
Christina and Richard Milner's Black Players (1973)
325
Vincent Teresa's My Life in the Mafia (1973)
326
John R. Armore and Joseph D. Wolfe's Dictionary of Desperation (1976)
326
Gaia Servadio's Mafioso (1976)
327
Dennis Wepman et al., The Life (1976)
328
Bert Little's `Prison Lingo' (1982)
329
British Glossaries
330
John Worby's The Other Half (1937)
330
Alexander Black's `Criminal Slang' (1943)
330
Douglas Warth's `How Men Behave in Gaol' (1948)
331
Paul Tempest's Lag's Lexicon (1949)
331
Eric Partridge's Dictionary of the Underworld (1949, 1961, and 1968)
333
Robert Fabian's Fabian of the Yard (1950)
341
Kellow Chesney's The Victorian Underworld (1970)
341
Glossary of Terms and Slang Common in Penal Establishments (1978)
342
Australian and New Zealand Glossaries
343
Ted Hartley's glossary (1944)
343
Sidney J. Baker's The Australian Language (1945)
344
Thirty Five's `The Argot' (1950 and 1975) and Baker's Australia Speaks (1953)
344
B. K. Doyle's `It's not What They Say' (1950) and Baker's Australia Speaks (1953)
345
Jack Alard's He Who Shoots Last (1968)
346
Robert Langker's Flash in New South Wales (1979)
347
Greg Newbold's The Big Huey (1982)
348
Ryan Aven-Bray's Ridgey-Didge Oz Jack Lang (1983)
349
Conclusions
350
12 Dictionaries of New Technologies: Citizens' Band Radio and Computers
352
North American CB Slang Dictionaries
354
Some unrelated lists
354
Lanic Dills' The Official CB Slanguage Language Dictionary (1975) and Joan Downing's Junior CB Picture Dictionary (1978)
361
Hy Siegel's All About CB Two-way Radio (1976) and Radio Shack's Guide to 10-Codes and CB Slang (c.1976)
362
William A. Felts' Ten Four (1976) and related lists
363
British CB Slang Dictionaries
367
A Dictionary of Computer Slang
370
Guy L. Steele et al., The Hacker's Dictionary (1983, 1991, 1993, and 1996)
371
Conclusions
374
13 Conclusion
375
Appendix of Tabular Matter381
Bibliography425
Subject Index451
Word Index465

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