Rawson's Dictionary of Euphemisms and Other Doubletalk

Editor/Author Rawson, Hugh
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Hugh Rawson

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7858-1693-5
Category: Language & Literature - Linguistics
Book Status: Available

Hugh Rawson explains, in clear language, what it means when we talk of an unusual occurrence, a crew transfer container, or Montezuma's revenge. If you have ever been baffled by the expression culturally deprived, or want to know where the phrase deep-six comes from, then this book will certainly be of service.

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