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Keywords: 'Dictionary of American Slang' (this phrase)
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PA-50120-03

Oxford University Press, Inc. (Cary, NC 27513-2009)
Jesse Sheidlower (Project Director: July 2002 to December 2006)
Historical Dictionary of American Slang, Volume III [HDAS]

The preparation of volume III of the Historical Dictionary of American Slang, which documents informal American English from colonial times to the present.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Preservation/Access Projects

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$325,685 (approved)
$325,685 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2003 – 4/30/2005


RT-21551-94

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37916-3801)
Jonathan E. Lighter (Project Director: September 1993 to December 1996)
Historical Dictionary of American Slang [HDAS]

To support the completion of the three-volume HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF AMERICANSLANG, a definitive work on American colloquial usage from the 18th century to the present.

Project fields:
English

Program:
Reference Materials - Tools

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$171,720 (approved)
$171,720 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1994 – 8/31/1996


RT-21414-92

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37916-3801)
Jonathan E. Lighter (Project Director: September 1991 to December 1994)
Historical Dictionary of American Slang [HDAS]

To support work on the first historical dictionary of American slang from the 18th to the 20th century.

Project fields:
English

Program:
Reference Materials - Tools

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals:
$139,719 (approved)
$139,719 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1992 – 8/31/1994


RT-20993-88

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37916-3801)
Jonathan E. Lighter (Project Director: December 1987 to March 1992)
Historical Dictionary of American Slang [HDAS]

To support the editing of the first comprehensive dictionary of American slang.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
English

Program:
Reference Materials - Tools

Division:
Preservation and Access

Totals (outright + matching):
$95,848 (approved)
$84,543 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1988 – 8/31/1991