No, it’s not a description of Dalrymple’s work (although it could be). It’s a new Second Opinion piece posted on the book’s blog. This is one of my favorite of all the Second Opinion essays and might just deserve to be listed on our Online Reader page (if we ever find the time to update the site).
For non-Brits like us, the folks at Monday Books have thoughtfully begun to include a “British slang converter” with each new essay. That’s good, because I wasn’t entirely certain what constituted being “on the piss”.
Read it here.