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A dictionary of euphemisms, R. W. Holder

Label
A dictionary of euphemisms
Title
A dictionary of euphemisms
Statement of responsibility
R. W. Holder
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a study of the language of evasion, hypocrisy, prudery and deceit. It dissects the human tendency to prefer vague, roundabout expressions rather than use words which are precise and disagreeably true
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Holder, R. W
Dewey number
  • 423.1
  • 422
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Euphemism
  • English language
  • Languages
Label
A dictionary of euphemisms, R. W. Holder
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: London: Faber, 1989
  • Includes index
Control code
9780198692751
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xix, 470p.
Isbn
9780198692751
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
A dictionary of euphemisms, R. W. Holder
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: London: Faber, 1989
  • Includes index
Control code
9780198692751
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
New ed..
Extent
xix, 470p.
Isbn
9780198692751
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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