Little Atoms 335 – Jonathon Green & Slang

Posted on July 5, 2014 by


Jonathon Green a.k.a. “Mr Slang” is the author of the Cassell Dictionary of Slang and the three volume Green’s Dictionary of Slang, for which he was awarded the 2012 Dartmouth Medal for the most outstanding reference work of the year. His other books include a history of lexicography, Chasing the Sun, and an oral history of the British counterculture, Days in the Life. His latest books are a memoir, Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer, and a history of slang, Language! 500 Years of the Vulgar Tongue.

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