The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter

de Alan Axelrod (Autor)
Extracto

The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems explores the rich vocabulary of gangsters, hipsters, jazz musicians, and military personnel of the 1930s and ?40s. Entries include definitions, etymology, and examples of usage. This delightful compendium celebrates the linguistic gems cut and polished during the Great Depression, World War I, and the postwar fiftiesnow forgotten or in danger of being forgotten.

Format
EPUB
Protección
DRM Protected
Fecha de publicación
20 de julio de 2011
Editor
Número de páginas
240
ISBN
9781628730173
ISBN papel
9781616084028
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