Language is an amazing thing and sometimes words disappear that should be resurrected into modern society. — Douglas
“A river of new language which has its tide and ebb”Passing English of the Victorian Era: A Dictionary of Heterodox English, Slang and Phrase is James Redding Ware’s cheerful, informal, and often fascinating 1909 attempt to capture some of the then-vanishing vernacular language of the 19th century.
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