Holder, R. W.

How not to say what you mean : a dictionary of euphemisms / Oxford dictionary of euphemisms Dictionary of euphemisms Euphemisms R.W. Holder. - 2nd pbk. ed. - Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003. - xxii, 501 p ; 20 cm. - Oxford paperback reference .

Originally published: A dictionary of American and British euphemisms. Bath University Press, 1987. Second ed. first published: A dictionary of euphemisms, 1995. Spine title: Oxford dictionary of euphemisms.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [xii]-xxii) and index.

Contains an alphabetically arranged listing of euphemisms, each with a definition and sample sentence. Includes a thematic index.

Adult Follett Library Resources.

9780198607625 0198607628


English language--Euphemism--Dictionaries.
English language--Synonyms and antonyms.
English language--Synonyms and antonyms.

PE1449 / .H548 2003


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