Partial table of contents: Acronyms. Alimentary Words. Animal Talk I. Bluff Words. Body English. British Words. Curses. Decorative Words. Dress Words. Fillers. Game Names. Human Conditions. Magic Words. Medical Terms. Monsters. Neologisms. Oddities. Performing Words. Pidgin. Prophetic Words. Punks. Sexy Words. Slogans. Studious Words. Temporal Terms. Travel Words. Words at Work. Written Words. The Last Word. Acknowledgments. Bibliography. Subject Index. Index of Terms.Dickson, Paul is the author of 'Dickson's Word Treasury: A Connoisseur's Collection of Old and New, Weird and Wonderful, Useful and Outlandish Words', published 1992 under ISBN 9780471551683 and ISBN 0471551686.