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Rawson"s dictionary of euphemisms and other doubletalk

being a compilation of linguistic fig leaves and verbal flourishes for artful users of the English language

by Hugh Rawson

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Euphemism -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.,
  • English language -- Jargon -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Slang -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHugh Rawson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1449 .R34 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 463 p. ;
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL794932M
    ISBN 100517702010
    LC Control Number95030759

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