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The alphaDictionary Historical Dictionary of American Slang
presents a unique way for studying slang. It contains over 2200 slang words with the centuries in which they were first printed. The dates were taken from the Oxford English Dictionary, the Online Etymological Dictionary, or the earliest occurrences the editors can remember.Slang Generation Checkup
To be sure the way you speak does not betray your age, you should take Dr. Goodword's Slang Generation Checkup and find out in which era the slang you use comes from.
Dr. Goodword's Glossary of Quaint Southernisms
If you enjoy our American slang dictionary, you should get a kick out of this glossary of words pronounced with a Southern accent.
26 Beatnik Slang Words and Phrases We Should All Start Using
Plenty of phrases from the first self-described hipster generation have lasted into modern conversation: people still get bent out of shape, annoying people bug us and muscular guys are still built, just to scan the b-words. Here are 26 words and phrases that don’t get much use any more but are worth sneaking into conversation.
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