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Review(s) from previous edition"Great fun, but not for the maiden aunt - Sunday Telegraph
"Hugely enjoyable and cherishable
" - Times Educational Supplement
"An informative, amusing collection
" - The Observer
"Concise, well-organized entries
" - Library Journal
"This bran tub of linguistice gems... A delight for browsers who love the vivid oddities of language... A valuable collection
" - City Limits
"It's unputdownable once you open it
" - Yorkshire Post
"Euphemists are a lively, inventive, self-regarding and bumptious bunch. Holder goes among them with an etymological glint in his eye." - Financial Times
"Delightful, quirky and exhaustive, Holder's dictionary of American and British circumlocutions is the kind of reference work that one can spend hours browsing through happily." - Baltimore Sun