Oral Fixations

Posted on by Frank Brinkley

If ever there was living disproof of Samuel Butler’s apophthegm, ‘To the lexicographer, God is simply a word that comes next to go-cart’, it is the estimable Jonathon Green – compiler of the three-volume Dictionary of Slang, devotee of the vital back story of myriad words, and indisputably the Eric Partridge de nos jours. His […]

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