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Dictionary of the Underworld

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First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique study of language.

The book provides an invaluable insight into social history, with the British vocabulary dating back to the 16th century and the American to the late 18th century. Each entry comes complete with the approximate date of origin, the etymology for each word, and a note of the milieu in which the expression arose.

Dictionary of the Underworld - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
Decimal Time Systems - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Decimal Time Systems
Baikonur Cosmodrome - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Baikonur Cosmodrome
Syzygy - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Syzygy
Tropical Cyclone Naming - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Tropical Cyclone Naming
Smuggling Schemes - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Smuggling Schemes
Telephone drawing - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Telephone drawing
Wolf Collar - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Wolf Collar
Miracle Lone Pine Tree - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Miracle Lone Pine Tree
Poison Dart frog - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Poison Dart frog
In My Room : Teenagers in Their Bedrooms - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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In My Room : Teenagers in Their Bedrooms
Casa Do Penedo - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Casa Do Penedo
Embryo Space Colonization - © Attention Deficit Disorder Prosthetic Memory Program
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Embryo Space Colonization

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