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Straight from the Fridge, Dad

A Dictionary of Hipster Slang

Straight from the Fridge, Dad( )
Author: Décharné, Max
ISBN:978-0-7679-0840-5
Publication Date:Nov 2001
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

Righteous jive for all you weedheads, moochers, b-girls, gassers, bandrats, triggermen, grifters, snowbirds, and long-gone daddies. Much of the slang popularly associated with the hippie generation of the 1960s actually dates back to before World War II, hijacked in the main from jazz and blues street expressions, mostly relating to drugs, sex, and drinking. Why talk when you can beat your chops, why eat when you can line your flue, and why snore when you can call...
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Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Reference / Dictionaries
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.45 Inches
Book Weight:0.55 Pounds



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