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56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using | Mental ...


Nov 6, 2013 ... We don't know how these phrases ever fell out of fashion, but we ... of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase.

Manly Slang From The 19th Century | The Art Of Manliness


Mar 10, 2010 ... vintage old time saloon old men gathered 1800s ... While scouring old dictionaries for some words that would fit into the book, we came across ...

27 Sassy Slang Words From The 1800s | Phactual


Slang words from the 1800s, namely during the Victorian Era, are amazingly interesting to the modern ear. Many of these refer to crime, or those who participate.

A Guide to Eighteenth-Century English Vocabulary


Apr 14, 2006 ... For low and slang words, check out Francis. Grose, A Classical ... Johnson gives some of the many meanings of art: “1. The power of doing.

A 19th Century Slang Dictionary - MESS No. 1


you build your first person character if you learn some of the lingo of the time. WARNING: We have also included period curse words and obscenities in here as ...

21 Victorian Slang Terms It's High Time We Revived - BuzzFeed


Feb 21, 2014 ... Dash my wig, the Victorians had a lovely way with words... ... Hulton Archive / Getty. As in: “Go on, it's Friday night, get some neck oil down you.”.

Victorian Slang Glossary


British Slang - Lower Class and Underworld. 19th Century ... cr = (Cockney) Rhyming slang sh = Shelta ... Cant: A present; a free meal or quantity of some article.

How to Speak 19th Century - A Strand of the Celtic Fringe


By finding some of their words and phrases, we can add an extra dimension to our interpretation of their time that simply can't be found ... Some are words that are in modern dictionaries but not in common usage. .... Hissian; slang for "goose ".

American Slang From The Early 19th Century | Lackuna - Language ...


Apr 17, 2012 ... Generations after generations have been creating their own slang words that fade in and out of popularity, some quicker than others.

Western Slang and Phrases - A Writer's Guide to the Old West - R


Collected slang words, lingo and phrases of the Old West including ... "The notorious Santa Fe Ring was an unscrupulous group of politicians in the 1800s.".

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12 Lost American Slangisms From The 1800s : NPR History Dept ...


Jul 21, 2015 ... Here are an even dozen, pretty much forgotten slanglike words or sayings ... himself he was decidedly 'some pumpkins,' it was a horse-trade.".

OLD WEST Writer's Guide - Slang, Phrases and More - Freepages


Dec 11, 2009 ... Collected slang words and phrases of the Old West, extracted from period ... for some of it, but for those who write, or those who simply possess inquiring minds, .... Victorian-era Names ~ Popular given names of the 1800's.

B - A Historical Dictionary of American Slang - alphaDictionary.com


Estelle's mother left her dad when she found him fooling around with some Italian bimbo. 1960s; bimbo ... He didn't say a blessed word all night. 1800s; blimp.