Rawson's Dictionary Of Euphemisms And Other Doubletalk

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

Book - 1995
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An updated volume highlights an additional six hundred entries and explains the meanings and origins of such universally vague terms as delicate condition, rooster, massage parlor, and covert operation. 12,500 first printing.
Publisher: New York : Crown, 1995.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780517702017
0517702010
Branch Call Number: 423.1 RAW
Characteristics: ix, 463 p.

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Jul 24, 2010

You may not want to show this book to your mother, but it is easily the most entertaining dictionary you can hope to read.

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