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Published on Jun 3, 2014

A weekly show where knowledge junkies get their fix of trivia-tastic information. This week, John looks at slang phrases from the old days and the meanings behind them!


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The Dictionary of American Slang, Dictionary of American Regional English, Passing English of the Victorian Era: A Dictionary of Heterodox English, Slang and Phrase, Straight From the Fridge, Dad: A Dictionary of Hipster Slang, 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Dictionary of the Slang-English of Australia and of Some Mixed Languages, Dictionary of the Underworld, and Jonathon Green's Dictionary of Slang.

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