Patt Morrison interviewed Tom Dalzell yesterday on 89.3 KPPC FM (Southern California NPR). The interview is available for download in Real Audio here.http://www.scpr.org/programs/pattmorrison/
Slang and Unconventional English
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Ever "jones" for homemade cookies and then get food coma after inhaling enough for an entire family? Fo'sho, right? If you're having trouble keeping up, then you need might need some assistance from The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English edited by Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor. This dictionary offers more than 60,000 entries from beats, hipsters, Teddy Boys, mods and rockers, surfers, Valley Girls, dudes, pill-popping truck drivers, hackers, rappers and more. So have no fear parents, the slang dictionary is here. Now when your kids are talking about getting crunk, you can just chillax, and know that they're just excited.