Green dictionaries

Grant Barrett gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG
Wed Dec 19 16:10:10 UTC 2007

On Dec 19, 2007, at 10:46, Mullins, Bill AMRDEC wrote:
>  I just noticed that Vol 2 of Jon's opus is now on Google Books
> (with snippet view).

Jonathon Green's "Cassell's Dictionary of Slang" (2e) is also in
"limited preview."

It's a good way to get a taste for the work.

While we're talking about Mr. Green, I think I neglected to mention
his news (since he's too modest to have done it himself) from
October. He has struck a deal with Chambers Harrap to publish the
historical slang dictionary that he's been working on for more than
ten years. There's a press release here:

Grant Barrett
Double-Tongued Dictionary
editor at

The American Dialect Society -

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