Eric Partridge

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Eric Partridge (1894 – 1979) was a New Zealand-born lexicographer of the English language, particularly of its slang. After studying at Oxford University, he was based in the United Kingdom.

Publications[edit | edit source]

  • Slang Today and Yesterday (1933)
  • Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (1937) Routledge & Kegan Paul
  • From Sanskrit to Brazil Hamish Hamilton
  • Here, There and Everywhere Hamish Hamilton
  • Name into Word Secker & Warburg
  • A Dictionary of Catch Phrases Routledge & Kegan Paul/Stein and Day
  • A Dictionary of Clichés Routledge & Kegan Paul
  • A Dictionary of RAF Slang Michael Joseph, 1945; new edition Pavilion Books, 1990 ISBN 978-1851455263
  • Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang
  • Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1958) Reprint: Greenwich House, New York, 1983 ISBN 0-517-41425-2. Reprint: Random House Value Publishing(1988)
  • Shakespeare’s Bawdy London, Routledge & Kegan Paul (1947)/New York, E. P Dutton & Co. (1948), Reprint: Routledge (1991) ISBN 0-415-05076-6
  • Slang Today and Yesterday. Routledge & Kegan Paul
  • A Smaller Slang Dictionary
  • You Have a Point There: A Guide to Punctuation and its Allies
  • Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English Hamish Hamilton/Penguin Books. Reprint: W. W. Norton & Company (1997) ISBN 0-393-31709-9
  • Name This Child Hamish Hamilton
  • Name Your Child Evans Bros
  • Eric Partridge in His Own Words Edited by David Crystal 1980. Macmillan Publishing Co., New York ISBN 0-02-528960-8

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