More American Slang

Wilson, Edmund
February 1961
New Yorker;2/18/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p136
The article comments on the book "Dictionary of American Slang," compiled and edited by Harold Wentworth and Stuart Berg Flexner. The author believes that the publishers of the book are in error when they described it as "pioneering" and claim that the compilers have included "for the first time in any dictionary, those derogatory and taboo words which play such an important part in American slang."


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