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Green, Jonathon 1948-

Overview
Works: 127 works in 716 publications in 5 languages and 15,430 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  History  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Educational films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Quotations  Terms and phrases  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Author of introduction, Creator
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Most widely held works about Jonathon Green
 
Most widely held works by Jonathon Green
The encyclopedia of censorship by Jonathon Green( Book )

26 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 1,992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A balanced reference detailing the history and current status of censorship around the globe and throughout all periods of history
The Cassell dictionary of slang by Jonathon Green( Book )

44 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 65,000 slang words, definitions, where and when the word originated, and more
Newspeak : a dictionary of jargon by Jonathon Green( Book )

20 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George Orwell coined the term ' Newspeak' for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ' selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests ' covering such areas as the world of entertainment, the media, the military economics, and finance. This dictionary provides an accurate and useful linguistic guide for students of lexicography
The dictionary of contemporary slang by Jonathon Green( Book )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and Persian and held by 776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the new edition of this highly acclaimed and bestselling book, language and culture expert Tony Thorne explores the teeming and ever-changing underworld of the English language, bringing back intriguing examples of eccentricity, irreverence and anonymous wit from the linguistic front-line. The author has carried out original research among slang users and connoisseurs and has trawled all manner of written sources. The result is a definitive and indispensable guide, containing both expressions and definitions from the English-speaking world
Dictionary of jargon by Jonathon Green( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and Hungarian and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S. jargon. Areas dealt with range from marketing to medicine, from advertising to artificial intelligence and from skiing to sociology. This is a fascinating resource for students of lexicography and professional lexicographers, as w
Chasing the sun : dictionary makers and the dictionaries they made by Jonathon Green( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When James Murray, the editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, went to visit one of his most indefatigable contributors at what Murray assumed to be a country house address, he discovered that the elusive man was in fact an inmate of the Bradmoor asylum. Throughout time, word collectors have proven an unusual breed, and their stories fill Chasing the Sun, Jonathon Green's scholarly and immensely readable history of lexicography. Contrary to Samuel Johnson's famous description of the lexicographer as no more than a "harmless drudge," Green celebrates the "drudge triumphant"; as interpreter and arbiter of language itself, the dictionary maker here proves to be closer to deity than to drudge
Morrow's international dictionary of contemporary quotations by Jonathon Green( Book )

6 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive collection of more than seven thousand contemporary quotations, arranged alphabetically by author within broad subject categories, and including attribution by source whenever available
Green's dictionary of slang by Jonathon Green( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of this often reviled but endlessly fascinating area of the English language, these volumes cover slang from the past five centuries right up to the present day, from all the different English-speaking countries and regions
The vulgar tongue : Green's history of slang by Jonathon Green( Book )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Vulgar Tongue tells the full story of English language slang, from its origins in early British beggar books to its spread in American and Australian culture in the eighteenth century"--
The A-Z of nuclear jargon by Jonathon Green( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The slang thesaurus by Jonathon Green( Book )

34 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slang er er et språk vi kan kommunisere på, som har en basis i det hverdags-lige. Den er ofte mer fargerik og ekspressiv enn sitt formelle motstykke, oghenter mye av sin stimulasjon fra områder som sex, penger, alkohol og i nyere tid også narkotika. Slangen er alltid i forandring og utvikling. Denneintroduksjonen til slangens verden inkluderer: tusenvis av synonymer, en rekke kategorier som strekker seg fra tid, forandring og kvantitet, til folk, følelser, drikking og spesialist-sjargonger. Her er dessuten nyttige forklaringer av mindre vanlige brukte ord og fraser, komplette oversikter over vanlig bruk, som inkluderer rimende slang, parafraser og slang i USA ogAustralia. Boka kombinerer dermed egenskapene til en synonymordbok og en ordbok. Heftet. (Penguin Reference)
Famous last words by Jonathon Green( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2003 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Brief history of slang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slang expert, Jonathon Green, explores the history of English slang and its use around the world
The Book of political quotes by Jonathon Green( Book )

8 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects more than 3,000 statements of politicans and writers concerning government, war, power, revolution, patriotism, tyranny, and freedom
The cynic's lexicon by Jonathon Green( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slang : a very short introduction by Jonathon Green( Book )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this Very Short Introduction Jonathon Green asks what words qualify as slang, and whether slang should be acknowledged as a language in its own right. Looking forward, he considers what the digital revolution means for the future of slang
Slang down the ages : the historical development of slang by Jonathon Green( Book )

22 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days in the life : voices from the English underground, 1961-1971 by Jonathon Green( Book )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All dressed up : the sixties and the counter culture by Jonathon Green( Book )

17 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Green's history of the 60's underground Days in the Life, has been until now the most complete account of the decade. In All Dressed Up he expands on that book to provide an overview of the cultural and political events of the decade
Words apart : the language of prejudice by Jonathon Green( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the hapless pig to the more sinister rat, Jonathon Green shows how throughout history we have used words for animals, diseases and parts of the body to ridicule, debase and abuse anyone of a different nation, race or religion
 
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The Cassell dictionary of slangChasing the sun : dictionary makers and the dictionaries they madeGreen's dictionary of slangThe slang thesaurusFamous last wordsThe cynic's lexiconSlang down the ages : the historical development of slangDays in the life : voices from the English underground, 1961-1971
Alternative Names
Green, Jonathon

Grin, Dzhonaton 1948-

Джонатан Грин

グリーン, ジョナサン

グリーン, ジョナソン

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