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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – K&L

On April 30, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome one, welcome all, here we are once more journeying through Francis Grose’s Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. Originally penned in 1811 to show the upper classes how the lower classes addressed each...

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Amazing Rare Pictures From 19th Century India

On April 23, 2013 by Lazer Horse

BBC News recently published this collection by 19th Century photographer Raja Deen Dyal (first picture below). In Punjabi his name looks like this: ਲਾਲਾ ਦੀਨ ਦਯਾਲ awesome, huh? He began his career in the 1870’s...

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Turkmenistan’s Strange Dictator: Saparmurat Niyazov

On April 21, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I’ve not been to Turkmenistan and I’ve never met anyone who has been there, but it sounds pretty bonkers. It’s the richest nation in Central Asia despite being about 80% desert, thanks to...

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48 Of The Best Flags On Earth

On April 21, 2013 by Lazer Horse

(Original image courtesy of Danilka’s Blog) Below is an exquisite collection of world flags. From Bahrain to Burundi, we examine some of the finest flags that planet earth has to offer. What’s your favourite...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – H

On April 20, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Here’s installment number six in my labour of love: the slow and steady trawl through the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by the prolific Captain Grose. Grose was an English antiquary, draughtsman, and lexicographer and authored more than 15...

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Rainbow Mountains: Danxia Formations In China

On April 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

The Danxia formations are situated around 600 miles west of Shanghai, in the Gansu province of China. They stretch for hundreds of miles and some of them are now UNESCO Geoparks, spared from development or over trampling. The Danxia formations are...

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90’s Guide To The Internet

On April 18, 2013 by Lazer Horse

I’ve just recently set this website up, and as such I have been wading throat deep through interwab demons and binary vomit. Numerous bouts of swearing have occurred, some with and some without the occasional tear....

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – The ‘G’ Section

On April 17, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Welcome back to my dedicated readers. For those just joining us, these articles are my choice edits from a book entitled the “Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue”, published in 1811 by Captain Francis...

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Turds In Space – Apollo 10 Official Transcript

On April 15, 2013 by Lazer Horse

The Apollo 10 space mission was a successful one, it was basically a dry run for going to the moon, they got within 9 nautical miles of it’s surface but never touched down. So all...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – My Pick Of The E’s & F’s

On April 14, 2013 by Lazer Horse

Here I am again, I’m still reading the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue by Francis Grose. As I said in my last post, I never thought I would read any kind of dictionary...

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