Dictionary copyright statement
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'A Dictionary of Slang' has taken over 10 years to author and develop; please respect how much time has been put into this resource and my rights of ownership. That ownership allows me, the author, to be selective in how this dictionary is used.
Copyright infringement is taken very seriously, it is a internationally, legally enforcable law. Those considering using content from this website without prior permission are advised to seriously consider their actions and the likely consequences. Over the last few years there have been many instances of severe copyright infringement of this site. These usually take the form of websites including large sections of the content from 'A Dictionary of Slang'. In every instance the author or owner of such websites has been successfully requested to remove the unauthorized material. Those who have ignored my request have subsequently been forced, legally, to remove the copyright infringing material, and often with additional consequences such as the loss of their web hosting accounts.
There have been occasions when I have permitted the use of extracts of this resource for use on other websites. This authorization was granted only after prior agreement on how that use should be implemented and agreement on the formatting. If you would like to use extracts from 'A Dictionary of Slang' please bear in mind that I need to be contacted first.
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