Commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of its first publication, this revised and updated edition of "Roget's Thesaurus" contains all the latest buzzwords and phrases from Astanga yoga to WAP. In addition, this volume contains panels in the text providing information such as on the signs of the zodiac, cocktails and phobias, and familiar quotations that have become an integral part of everyday life.
George Davidson is a former senior editor with Chambers Harrap. In addition to writing dictionaries and thesauruses, he is the author of five books on English grammar, usage, spelling and vocabulary. He lives in Edinburgh.