Dirty Portuguese

Everyday Slang from "What's Up?" to "F*%# Off!"

Author: Alice Rose,Nati Vale,Pedro A Cabral

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1569758808

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 160

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GET D!RTY Next time you're traveling or just chattin' in Portuguese with your friends, drop the textbook formality and bust out with expressions they never teach you in school, including: • Cool slang • Funny insults • Explicit sex terms • Raw swear words Dirty Portuguese teaches the casual expressions heard every day on the streets of Brazil: What's up? — Tudo bem? Are those fake boobs? — Você tem silicone no peito? I need to take a piss. — Preciso mijar. That goalie is so weak. — Esse goleiro é uma mãe. Shit's about to go down! — O coro vai comer! I'm smashed. — Tô bebum. Let's fuck like animals. — Vamos trepar como animais.

A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

Colloquialisms and Catch Phrases, Fossilised Jokes and Puns, General Nicknames, Vulgarisms and Such Americanisms as Have Been Naturalised

Author: Eric Partridge

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415065682

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1400

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The definitive work on slang and unconventional English, this edition is fully revised and updated by Paul Beale and includes some 500 new entries. The dictionary gives a fully documented account of English slang over four centuries and will entertain and inform all lovers of the English language.

A Dictionary of the Underworld

British and American

Author: Eric Partridge

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317445538

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 886

View: 5711


First published in 1949 (this edition in 1968), this book is a dictionary of the past, exploring the language of the criminal and near-criminal worlds. It includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada and South Africa, as well as from Britain and America and offers a fascinating and unique study of language. The book provides an invaluable insight into social history, with the British vocabulary dating back to the 16th century and the American to the late 18th century. Each entry comes complete with the approximate date of origin, the etymology for each word, and a note of the milieu in which the expression arose.

The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Author: John Ayto,J. A. Simpson

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Reference

Page: 299

View: 8517


Explains the origins and meanings of slang expressions used in Great Britain, Australia, and North America