Hatchet Jobs And Hardball

The Oxford Dictionary Of American Political Slang

by Grant Barrett

Hardcover, 302 pages, Oxford Univ Pr, List Price: $25 | purchase

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Hatchet Jobs And Hardball
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The Oxford Dictionary Of American Political Slang
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Grant Barrett

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A collection of more than six hundred slang terms of American political speech encompasses informative entries on words such as "boondoggle," "juice bill," and "Joe Citizen," including both the definition of the word and its historical background.