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The vulgar tongue

Norma Cole

The vulgar tongue

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Published by A+bend Press in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNorma Cole
SeriesA+bend Press small books series -- bk. 20, A+Bend Press small books series -- bk. 20.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.C585 V84 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination32 unnumbered pages
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26976186M
OCLC/WorldCa45469612


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The aim is not to record the history of the overEnglish words that make up the lexis/5(6). The Vulgar Tongue: Buckish Slang and Pickpocket Eloquence.

flash lingo n. The canting or slang language A fascinating and The vulgar tongue book collection of all the words and /5. 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 alternative dictionary of 'The Vulgar Tongue', educated readers in the correct usage of colloquialisms, slang and old English idioms/5(9). There were three important editions of the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, the first by Captain Frances Grose, the others who built on his work.

The second was published in by some collegiates who preferred anonymity, and it's wonderful, a real look into the young buck's language/5().

The Vulgar Tongue. Medieval and Postmedieval Vernacularity. Edited by Fiona Somerset, and Nicholas Watson “The Vulgar Tongue uses the theme of vernacularity in imaginative ways to generate dialogues between medievalists and those working in other disciplines.

The essays are brought together by two outstanding medievalists who rank among the scholarly leaders in their field.” —Wendy Scase. There were three important editions of the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, the first by Captain Frances Grose, the others who built on his work.

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Francis Grose in turn may have used the dictionary of Theiving Slang which I have transcribed myself. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content This banner text can have :   Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Note Reprint of the author's Lexicon balatronicum; a dictionary of buckish slang, university wit, and pickpocket eloquence (and now considerably altered and enlarged, with the modern changes and improvements, by a member of the whip club.).

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The aim is not to record the history of the overEnglish words that make up the : The Vulgar Tongue explores the history of European vernacularity through more than a dozen studies of language situations from twelfth-century England and France to twentieth-century India and North America, and from the building of nations, empires, or ethnic communities to.

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Coleman explains in her book how The Vulgar Tongue also addressed contemporary issues. “Grose’s dictionary was a shrewd appeal to the concerns of. The Georgian "Profanisaurus". From the s to the s, numerous editions of the Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue were published.

Looking at the slang and vernacular language of the time, this dictionary pre-dated Roger Mellie's best-selling Profanisaurus by a good years/5. One who has only two-pence in his pocket. Also a lance, or deputy corporal; that is, one doing the duty without the pay of a corporal.

Formerly a lancier, or horseman, who being dismounted by the death of his horse, served in the foot, by the title of lansprisado, or lancepesato, a broken lance. LANTHORN-JAWED. A Pocket Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is a profane guide to the slang from the backstreets and taverns of 18th-century London.

This slang dictionary gathers the most amusing and useful terms from English history and helpfully presents them to be used in the conversations of our modern day. Originally published inthe Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue was one of the first.

Grose's Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: Revised and Corrected with the Addition of Numerous Slang Phrases Collected from Tried Authorities. Book. Seller Inventory #.

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A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue () Thirty years after Dr Johnson published his great Dictionary of the English Language (), Francis Grose put out A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (), a compendium of slang Johnson had deemed unfit for his learned tome.

Grose was not one for library work. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Issue 80 of English linguisticsISSN Issue 80 of English linguistics, a collection of facsimile reprints: Author: Francis Grose: Edition: reprint: Publisher: S.

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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.

The aim is not to record the history of the overEnglish words that make up the lexis. Rather, the author focuses on the common, often profane themes. Get this book in print. AbeBooks; On Demand Books; Amazon; Find in a library; All sellers» A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue.

Francis Grose. Hooper and Wigstead, - Cant - 5/5(1). Books Best Sellers New Releases Children's Books Textbooks Australian Authors Kindle Books Audiobooks Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue and over million other books /5(). Appears in 69 books from Page xxiv - The proper force of words lies not in the words themselves, but in their application.

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Book Title Dictionary Of The Vulgar Tongue. The knees. To bring any one down on his marrow bones to make him beg pardon on his knees: some derive this from Mary's bones, i.e. the bones bent in honor of the Virgin Mary but this seems rather far fetched.

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The word "vulgar" means slang, though some of them are vulgar. This book was banned in military camps at the time. This book is hysterical, both educational and entertaining. A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue Eighteenth century collections online Eighteenth-century sources for the study of English literature: Author: Francis Grose: Publisher: S.

Hooper, Original from: the Complutense University of Madrid: Digitized: Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Synopsis A Pocket Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue is a profane guide to the slang from the backstreets and taverns of 18th-century London.

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London: The Bible House, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: British and Foreign Bible Society. OCLC Number: Notes: "A popular illustrated report of the British and Foreign Bible Society, "--Cover.

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