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A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433069257040
Release 1788
Pages 248
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Grose s Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Grose s Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002104433
Release 1823
Pages 242
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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 9781445620039
Release 2008-11-15
Pages 224
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Should one eat a 'tandalin tart', or hope to study at 'Wittington's College'? Has an 'athansian wench' spent all her time in 'gospel shop', or is she merely good at 'basket-making'?



The Vulgar Tongue

The Vulgar Tongue Author Jonathon Green
ISBN-10 9780199398140
Release 2014
Pages 419
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"The Vulgar Tongue tells the full story of English language slang, from its origins in early British beggar books to its spread in American and Australian culture in the eighteenth century"--



Vulgar Tongue

Vulgar Tongue Author Fiona Somerset
ISBN-10 0271048131
Release 2010-11-01
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The Vulgar Tongue a Glossary of Slang Cant and Flash Words and Phrases

The Vulgar Tongue  a Glossary of Slang  Cant  and Flash Words and Phrases Author Ducange Anglicus (pseud.)
ISBN-10 KBNL:KBNL03000148532
Release 1859
Pages 80
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The Vulgar Tongue

The Vulgar Tongue Author Anglicus Ducange
ISBN-10 BSB:BSB10582058
Release 1857
Pages 46
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A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

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ISBN-10 BML:37001101600745
Release 1785
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Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 9781776532759
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 378
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Throughout history, most dictionaries have served the purpose of preserving the purity of the language, usually preferring the erudite vocabulary of the affluent upper classes to the salty, constantly evolving slang of their working-class counterparts. That began to change in the early modern period, when several innovative lexicographers began publishing collections of slang terms used by particular subcultures, such as criminals. According to scholars, Francis Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is one of the most important and complete of these early slang dictionaries. Spend some time with this fascinating volume to learn the slang definitions of words and phrases like "poisoned" (pregnant), "shooting the cat" (vomiting after excess alcohol consumption), and "snoozing ken" (a brothel).



The Vulgar Tongue

The Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 9781848394612
Release 2004-09-01
Pages 316
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flash lingo n. The canting or slang language A fascinating and hilarious collection of all the words and phrases that raised eyebrows in the 18th century. The original 1796 alternative dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', educated readers in the correct usage of colloquialisms, slang and old English idioms. Includes those familiar entries such as 'mealy-mouthed', originally meaning over-modest, and revives classics that should never have been forgotten, such as 'apple dumplin shop' for a woman's bosom, 'nit squeeger' (a hairdresser) and 'flaybottomist' (a teacher). So, you won't be a 'Jason's Fleece' if you buy this book. In fact, take full advantage of the Vulgar Tongue and you'll be much less of a 'nigmenog'. No true aspiring vulgarite should leave home without it!



The Vocabulary of East Anglia

The Vocabulary of East Anglia Author Robert Forby
ISBN-10 BSB:BSB10582120
Release 1830
Pages 310
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1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Captain Grose
ISBN-10 0554221403
Release 2008-08
Pages 348
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A DICTIONARY OF BUCKISH SLANG UNIVERSITY WIT AND PICKPOCKET ELOQUENCE.



1811 Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue

1811 Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue Author Grose Captain Grose
ISBN-10 1419100076
Release 2004-06-01
Pages 408
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.



Language

Language Author Jonathon Green
ISBN-10 9781782393795
Release 2014-04-03
Pages 432
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In this richly entertaining book, Jonathon Green traces the development of slang and its trajectory through society, and offers an impassioned argument for its defence. Beginning, at least in recorded terms, in the gutter and the thieves' tavern, and displayed only in a few criminological pamphlets, slang has made its way up and out: across social classes and into every medium. There is no doubt that slang deals with those areas of life that standard English often chooses to sidestep. Certainly, slang has many more synonyms for topics such as crime, drunkenness and recreational drug-taking, sexual intercourse and the parts of the body with which we conduct it (and a variety of other functions), for madness, stupidity, unattractiveness, violence, racism and nationalism. That, for the author, is its role and its charm. Often dismissed as 'bad' language or 'swear-words', slang, he argues, is a 'counter-language', the language that says no. Born in the street it resists the niceties of the respectable. It is language's film noir, its banana skin, its pin that pops pretention. It is neither respectable nor respectful. It can be cruel, it can also be inventive, creative and very often funny. It represents us at our most human. Language! is an exuberant and rewarding work that uncovers an oral history of marginality and rebellion, of dispossession and frustration, and it shows how slang gives a vocabulary and a voice to our most guarded thoughts.



A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 LCCN:63006024
Release 1931
Pages 396
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In the Vulgar Tongue

In the Vulgar Tongue Author
ISBN-10 0656008229
Release 2018-02-07
Pages 180
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Excerpt from In the Vulgar Tongue: A Popular Illustrated Report of the British and Foreign Bible Society 1913-1914 Learned persons are always striving, and striving in vain, to check new developments in their national speech. Dean Swift in his Journal to Stella described his own scheme for forming a society or academy to correct and fix the English language; and Dr. Johnson in the Plan Of his Dictionary, issued in 1747, announced that one aim of his undertaking was to fix the English language and secure it against the perpetual danger Of corruption. As a matter Of fact the history Of a language is the history Of its so-called corruptions. Gradually, usage makes them familiar and custom makes them correct. Horace laid it down two thousand years ago in his Ars Poetica that usage is the deciding authority, the binding law, the rightful rule of speech. Ben Jonson repeated the same dictum in other words. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.



A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue

A classical dictionary of the vulgar tongue Author Francis Grose
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106005759896
Release 1963
Pages 396
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