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The Resource Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers : a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century, Rosemarie Ostler

Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers : a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century, Rosemarie Ostler

Label
Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers : a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century
Title
Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers
Title remainder
a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century
Statement of responsibility
Rosemarie Ostler
Title variation
Decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ostler, Rosemarie
Dewey number
428/.00973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PE2838
LC item number
.O88 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • Americanisms
Label
Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers : a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century, Rosemarie Ostler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip042/2003008302.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-222) and index
Contents
Introduction: a century's worth of old (and new) words -- 1900-1919 : modern times -- The twenties : flappers and flaming youth -- The thirties : swinging cats in Hooverville -- The forties : Rosie the riveter and G.I. Joe -- The fifties : hipsters in Squaresville -- The sixties : getting with it -- The seventies : pet rocks and plumbers -- The eighties : tubular times -- The nineties : dot-comming into Y2K -- Afterword : good-bye to a great century
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 239 p.
Isbn
9780195161465
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003008302
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52079651
  • 493826
Label
Dewdroppers, waldos, and slackers : a decade-by-decade guide to the vanishing vocabulary of the twentieth century, Rosemarie Ostler
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip042/2003008302.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-222) and index
Contents
Introduction: a century's worth of old (and new) words -- 1900-1919 : modern times -- The twenties : flappers and flaming youth -- The thirties : swinging cats in Hooverville -- The forties : Rosie the riveter and G.I. Joe -- The fifties : hipsters in Squaresville -- The sixties : getting with it -- The seventies : pet rocks and plumbers -- The eighties : tubular times -- The nineties : dot-comming into Y2K -- Afterword : good-bye to a great century
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 239 p.
Isbn
9780195161465
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003008302
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52079651
  • 493826

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