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Tom Dalzell

Tom Dalzell - Senior Editor

Tom Dalzell is a lawyer who moonlights in an extremely serious way as a slang collector and author. Recognized as a leading expert on American slang, he is the author of Flappers 2 Rappers: American Youth Slang (Merriam-Webster, 1996) and The Slang of Sin (Merriam-Webster, 1998), both of which were alternate selections for the Book of the Month Club. His personal collection of books on slang and unconventional language numbers approximately 2,000. Tom Dalzell, who will retain primary responsibility for compiling from the United States, will coordinate contributions from Canada, the Caribbean, South America, Antarctica, Australia, New Zealand and other English-speaking islands in the Pacific.

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Terry Victor - Editor

Terry Victor is not only a slang-collector but also an actor, writer, and director and is probably best known for his ground-breaking work with Murder On The Menu, the busiest unsubsidized professional theatre company in Wales, which he co-founded in 1989. His many theatrical credits include the West End and National by way of "The Sound of Music"; as author he has written the last two ' Murders on the Orient Express '. Terry Victor will retain primary responsibility for compiling from the United Kingdom and for coordinating contributions from Ireland, Malta, Gibraltar, South Africa, Zimbabwe and other African nations, India, Pakistan, Singapore and other English-speaking Asian nations.

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