Wicked words : a treasury of curses, insults, put-downs, and other formerly unprintable terms from Anglo-Saxon times to the present

by Hugh Rawson

Paper Book, 1989

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Available

Publication

New York : Crown Publishers, c1989.

Description

The author of Crown'sA Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalkhas fun at the other end of the language spectrum in this witty, anecdote-filled guide to the many impolite, insulting, and just plain "bad" words with which the English language is blessed.Line drawings.

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