LEXICOGRAPHER

Co-editor (with Tom Dalzell) of The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English ('.... The Best of the Best, 2006', American Libraries Association) (Routledge 2005 & 2012); Concise NPDSUE (2007 & 2014); Sex and Vice (2008); The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English,2nd Revised online database: co-design and implementation of taxonomy.
Co-editor (with Antonio Lillo) of A Dictionary of English Rhyming Slangs ('A dictionary should do what it says on the cover, and this does so admirably and extensively.' Daily Telegraph) (De Gruyter 2017).
Consultant on language of the 19th century for The Forgotten (2010).
Contributor Unconventional English in a Conventional Setting in Alicante Journal of English Studies (2011); Gestural Slang, chapter in Global English Slang (Routledge, 2014).
Blog #Grammar's Blog of Wordliness: Accidental Acts of an English Evolutionary.
You are not Pete Tong. I am Barry White. - De Gruyter Conversations

Whilst demonstrating some of the joys of rhyming slang, the authors of A Dictionary of English Rhyming Slangs discuss something you may not have noticed in the title of their book.
Terry is a regular language commentator across the BBC Radio Network and for several years had a monthly slot on BBC 5 Live's Up All Night "Grammar Phone-in".

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