The following account has been adapted from the Dec 24 2005 Guardian Unlimited review of Tom Dalzell and Terry Victor's two-volume, 2216-page work, available for $210.
Keller, Robert Cass
"New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English,"
Word Ways: Vol. 39
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol39/iss2/11