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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – K&L

On April 30, 2013 by Tim Newman

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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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – The “D” Section

On April 9, 2013 by Tim Newman

Here’s installment number three 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...

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1811 – Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue – Letters A & B

On April 1, 2013 by Tim Newman

The Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue was written in 1811 by Captain Francis Grose. He endeavored to capture all of the common expressions of the day, used by the lower echelons of society. Vulgar in this sense...

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