Abbreviations for texts referred to in annotations

AND - W.S. Ramson (ed.) Australian National Dictionary (1988)

Baker - Sidney J. Baker A Popular Dictionary of Australian Slang (1943)

B&P - John Brophy and Eric Partridge (eds) Songs and Slang of the British Soldier:1914-1918 (1930)

Cutlack - Glossary in F.M. Cutlack The Australian Flying Corps in the Western and Eastern Theatres of War 1914-1918 (1923, 1984)

DAE - William A. Craigie (ed.) Dictionary of American English on Historical Principles (1960)

Dennis - Glossary in C.J. Dennis The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916, 1976)

Dickson - Paul Dickson War Slang: American Fighting Words and Phrases from the Civil War to the Gulf War (1994)

Digger Dialects - J.M. Arthur and W.S. Ramson (eds) W.H. Downing’s Digger Dialects (1990)

DSA - P. Silva (ed.) A Dictionary of South African English

EDD - Joseph Wright (ed.) English Dialect Dictionary (1905; 1986 edn)

Elting - J.R. Elting, D. Cragg and E.L. Deal (eds) A Dictionary of Soldier Talk (1994)

F&G - Edward Fraser and John Gibbons Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases (1925)

F&H - Farmer and Henley A Dictionary of Slang (1890)

Green - Jonathon Green (ed.) Cassell’s Dictionary of Slang (1998)

Hargrave - Basil Hargrave ‘A List of Words and Phrases Used in the Great War’ in Origins and Meaning of Popular Phrases and Names (1940)

HDAS - Lighter (ed.) Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang (1994)

Lawson - Gilbert H. Lawson Dictionary of Australian Words and Terms (1924?)

NODE - New Oxford Dictionary of English (1998)

OED - Oxford English Dictionary (Second edition)

Partridge - Eric Partridge A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (8th edition, edited by Paul Beale, 1984)

PWII - Eric Partridge (ed.) A Dictionary of Forces’ Slang 1939-1945 (1948)

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