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Publisher: Walker Books; 1 edition (May 26, 2009)
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Lackbrain, oysterwench, wantwit, clotpoll--Samuel Johnson's well-known dictionary of 1755 contained a few of the ripest insults within the English language. In Samuel Johnson's Insults, Jack Lynch has compiled greater than three hundred of the curmudgeonly lexicographer's mightiest barbs, in addition to definitions merely the grasp himself might elucidate.Word fans will savor flexing their linguistic muscular tissues with devilishly descriptive vituperations that pack a depraved punch. a lot of those zingers have lengthy lain dormant. a few have even come on the subject of extinction. Now they are again in all their prickly glory, able to be relished once again.
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