Jonathon green slang lexicographer slang as ever is less forgiving the dog see also mutt cur pooch and similar less than flattering synonyms stands among the counter languages most well used animals but its like some linguistic version of vivisection nary a pat nary a stroke or kind word these are not our best friends. Five hundred years of the vulgar tongue quite simply the best historical dictionary of english slang there is ever has been or is ever likely to be journal of english language and linguistics. The three volumes of greens dictionary of slang demonstrate the sheer scope of a lifetime of research by jonathon green the leading slang lexicographer of our time a remarkable collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the english language it covers slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day . In the footsteps of eric partridge treads jonathon green his dictionary of slang is not only enormously illuminating it is highly amusing especially for those of us who are still sometimes just sniggering teenagers behind a mask of mature academic respectability
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