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The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English: A Crunk Omnibus for Thrillionairs and Bampots for the Ecozoic Age

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The words come from different countries where English is spoken, such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, South Africa, and others. The author's website has received more than 1.2 million hits since its launch in 2004, and he is frequently interviewed about language in publications such as the New York Times.
Paperback, 412 pages
Published April 1st 2006 by McGraw-Hill Companies
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David
I wanted to like this book much more than I actually did. Grant Barrett is a highly-respected lexicographer who maintains the excellent website, the double-tongued dictionary. From his bio on that site:

"Grant Barrett, creator and editor of the Double-Tongued Dictionary, is an American lexicographer and editor of The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English (May 2006, McGraw-Hill). He is also co-host of the language-related public radio show A Way With Words, broadcast nationwide via radio, stre
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