Table of contents for How not to say what you mean : a dictionary of euphemisms / R.W. Holder.

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An Explanation vii 
Bibliography xi 
Thematic Index 
Addictions 1 
Affairs of state 8 
Bodily functions 13 
Business and commerce 18 
Childbirth 25 
Crime and punishment 28 
Death 35 
Education 41 
Human bodies 43 
Illness 47 
Miscellaneous 51 
Prostitution 54 
Religion and prejudice 58 
Sex 63 
A Dictionary of Euphemisms 75

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Euphemism -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.