Odd Job Man

Odd Job Man: Some Confessions of a Slang Lexicographer (Cape), è il memoriale di Jonathon Green, lessicografo britannico appassionato di slang. "Slang represents humanity at its most human - writes Jonathon Green in one of his signature declarative sentences, which leave a slight sense of the author looking around, whiskers a-quiver, to see if anyone is going to yell out “scuzzball” or “swamp-breath”, before he plunges on to supply us with a further definition: slang is the lexis of “our less admirable but absolutely unavoidable selves”. telegraph.

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