Colloquialisms, Slang & Humour
This is where you can find Edited Entries on the above Category
- 'All Your Base Are Belong To Us'
- 'Mardy' - A Wonderful Word
- 'Wlonk' - the Word
- Cup of Joe
- American Diner Slang
- American Slang
- An Anagram Entry: 'A Mean, Angry Rant'
- An Explanation of l33t Speak
- Antiquated Words and Phrases
- Australian Slang
- Cocking a Snook
- Cockney Rhyming Slang
- Common Irish slang
- Contradictions in Terms
- Damon Runyon: How to Talk Like a Gangster
- Dublin English
- English Slang
- Estuary English
- Gismos, Whatsits and Thingummy Doodahs - A Guide to Vague English
- Hard Boiled Slang
- How to Speak Brummie
- Idiot Stick
- Impossible Language Missions: A Brief Guide to Gellerese
- Joe Magarac: Folklore Hero or Fakelore Satire?
- Legends of the Word 'OK'
- Logical Fallacies in Everyday Use
- Polari - the Secret Language
- Puns and Other Word Play
- Puns: A Practical Guide
- Selected Pretentious Literary Terminology
- South African Jargon - a Survival Guide For Visitors
- Expression 'Live Fast, Die Young and Leave a Good-looking Corpse'
- Origins and Common Usage of British Swear-words
- Oxford English Dictionary
- Phrase 'as Mad as a Hatter'
- Word 'Y'all'
- There Ain't No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
- Tongue Twisters
- Walt Kelly v Joseph McCarthy: Okefenokee Swamp (and Pogo) to the Rescue
- War Is Heck: Cursing Generals, Laconic Commanders, and the Swabian Greeting
- Witty Quotes
- Yogi-isms - the Strange Sayings of Yogi Berra
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