RHHDAS

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RHHDASRandom House Historical Dictionary of American Slang
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Columnists include Norm Goblstein, editor of The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual, and Jesse Sheidlower, a lexicographer and project director of the Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang.
* Volume I of the new three-part Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang (HDAS) continues to receive plaudits, including this assertion from the chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary, John Simpson: "This is a remarkable compendium of American slang, a landmark publication, at one stroke sweeping its predecessors into the shade." HDAS lists virtually every word of English slang used in the U.S.