Chapter

Australian Slang Dictionaries

Julie Coleman

in A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780199549375
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191720772 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549375.003.0007

Series: A History Of Cant and Slang Dictionaries

 Australian Slang Dictionaries

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This chapter examines dictionaries of other parts of the British Empire. These are mostly Australian, but there were also glossaries for India, New Zealand, and Hong Kong. As with slang dictionaries discussed in the last chapter, some of these have been looked at in some detail before, but not brought together in this way.

Keywords: Australia; New Zealand; Hong Kong; British Empire; India

Chapter.  4815 words. 

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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