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Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

G. A. Wilkes

Fifth edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780195563160
Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780195597196 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780195563160.001.0001
Stunned Mullets & Two-pot Screamers: A Dictionary of Australian Colloquialisms

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A revealing guide to the richness and colour of the Australian language, this fascinating work records a distinctive, inventive slang and provides a unique insight into Australian life and culture. First published in 1978, this dictionary includes the earliest and most recent colloquial coinages including words and idioms drawn from a wide range of sources. Each entry features relevant context e.g. origin and derivation, and enduring colloquialisms have as many as ten citations from original works. This fifth edition features an expanded introduction and contains over 300 new entries. In addition, more than 900 of the previous entries have been revised and updated.

Book.  3381 pages.  352697 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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