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Daniel Cassidy (1943 Brooklyn – October 11, 2008) was a controversial American writer. ... How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads. CounterPunch Books and AK Press. July 2007. ISBN 978-1-904859- 60-4.


How the Irish Invented Slang: The Secret Language of the Crossroads [Daniel Cassidy] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In a series of ...


Nov 8, 2007 ... Daniel Cassidy, author of “How the Irish Invented Slang,” at O'Lunney's near Times Square. Credit Jacob Silberberg for The New York Times.


Aug 19, 2007 ... It was a lively interview, and Cassidy's premise – that many American slang words originate from the Irish language – was an intriguing one.


How the Irish Invented Slang by Daniel Cassidy. Complete Blarney – Lexicographer Grant Barrett has posted an excellent explication of the flaws and lack of ...


How the Irish Invented Slang has 86 ratings and 19 reviews. James said: The Irish make up one of the biggest ethnic groups in the English speaking world ...


Mar 17, 2015 ... Now comes the book, How the Irish Invented Slang, by Daniel Cassidy, who postulates that many slang words for which even the Oxford ...


Apr 10, 2011 ... Daniel Cassidy's How the Irish Invented Slang is a specialist work of ... He argues that diasporic Irish-American communities are largely ...


May 3, 2017 ... Proving that American slang has its roots in the Irish American urban ... book, “ How the Irish Invented Slang”, and from Niall Ó Donaill's “Foclóir ...