1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: A Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit, and Pickpocket Eloquence

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Digest Books, 1971 - English language - 238 pages
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User Review  - k6gst - LibraryThing

Some of the entries I knew just by right of being the son of my father, e.g., “BUM FODDER. Soft paper for the necessary house,” (i.e., toilet paper). It’s entertaining, and useful. Full of racism ... Read full review

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

A sometimes jaw dropping collection of definitions of words and phrases in use in the early nineteenth century around Britain. Who knew that, for example, a "snoozing ken" was a brothel? Or that a ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 12
Section 13
Section 14
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19

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