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The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGrant Barrett (Editor), James Carville (Introduction), Mary Matalin (Introduction)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7392646M
ISBN 100195304470
ISBN 109780195304473

English Dictionaries on the Academic Oxford University Press website Academic Skip to main Add Oxford Book of Aphorisms to Cart. John Gross. Paperback Add The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang to Cart. Grant Barrett. Paperback. The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang. Author: Grant Barrett; Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: Category: Reference Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Here is a wonderful Baedeker to down-and-dirty politics--more than six hundred slang terms straight from the smoke-filled rooms of American political speech.

Culture political correctness political correctness Political correctness or being ' politically correct ', often called simply PC, is concerned with avoiding certain attitudes, actions and, above all, forms of expression which suggest prejudice and are likely to cause offence. This may be against men or women, against older people, or against people with a particular skin colour, racial. Oxford University Press is the largest university press in the world, publishing in 70 languages and countries. Find out how we make the highest-quality academic and professional content available around the globe. Learn more about us >.

Bimbo is a slang term for a conventionally attractive, sexualized, naive and unintelligent woman. The term was originally used in the United States as early as for an unintelligent or brutish man.. As of the early 21st century, the "stereotypical bimbo" appearance became that of a brute and stupid, attractive woman, often blond and with a curvaceous figure and large breasts, . Find items like The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang at Daedalus Books. In this unique lexicon of a rich and colorful segment of our language, readers will find entries for such terms as Beltway bandit and boondoggle, angry white male and leg treasurer, gerrymander and Joe Citizen, banana superpower and the Big Fix.


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The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as "Beltway bandit" and "boondoggle," "angry white male" and "leg treasurer," "juice bill" and "Joe Citizen," "banana superpower" and "the Big Fix."4/5(1).

Hatchet Jobs and Hardball: The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as Beltway bandit and boondoggle, angry white male and leg treasurer, juice bill and Joe Citizen, banana superpower and the Big Fix/5(8).

This book purports to be a Dictionary of American political slang but should be entitled "Washington D.C." political slang. To test out the book, I looked up some commonly used Chicago political slang terms.

None of them appeared in the book/5. The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang Edited by Grant Barrett Introduction by James Carville and Mary Matalin. Here readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as "Beltway bandit" and "boondoggle," "angry white male" and "leg treasurer," "juice bill" and "Joe Citizen," "banana superpower" and "the Big Fix.".

This book purports to be a Dictionary of American political slang but should be entitled "Washington D.C." political slang. To test out the book, I looked up some commonly used Chicago political slang terms.

None of them appeared in the book. Had the author bothered to look outside the Beltway, he could have found words like "chinaman" (a /5(8). Here is a wonderful Baedeker to down-and-dirty politics--more than six hundred slang terms straight from the smoke-filled rooms of American political speech.

Hatchet Jobs and Hardball: The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as Beltway.

Product Information. The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang illuminates a rich and colorful segment of our language. Readers will find informative entries on slang terms such as "Beltway bandit" and "boondoggle," "angry white male" and "leg treasurer," "juice bill" and "Joe Citizen," "banana superpower" and "the Big Fix.".

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create/ form/ be the leader of a political party; See politics in the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary See politics in the Oxford Learner's Dictionary of Academic English. editor of the "Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang" (, Oxford University Press), and is well-known for his prize-winning online Double-Tongued Dictionary.

Besides being a widely quoted language authority, Grant has written on language for such newspapersFile Size: 2MB. The Oxford Advanced American Dictionary is an advanced-level monolingual dictionary for learners of American English.

It includeswords, phrases, and meanings examples showing how words are used. Choose ‘American English’ from the search box options to look up words in this dictionary. Easily find any word: use the search. What does slang mean. slang is defined by the lexicographers at Oxford Dictionaries as A type of language consisting of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than.

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