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Regency Slang – Section L

We haven’t had much regency slang lately, so I’ll continue my series! As always, I found this list of on The Regency Assembly Press, here. I’m only picking a few excerpts, so visit their site for the full list. Laced Mutton–A … Continue reading

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Regency Slang – Sections J and K

We haven’t had much regency slang lately, so I’ll continue my series! As always, I found this list of on The Regency Assembly Press, here. I’m only picking a few excerpts, so visit their site for the full list. Jack in … Continue reading

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Swinburne and the Monkey

I was chatting to my friend @DrDouglasSmall the other day who brought up a truly odd story I’d never heard before. And I thought I had heard them all (or at least all the ones of this magnitude). So . … Continue reading

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Mrs Leiter and the Vicereine of India

I found the following story in Anne de Courcy’s The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York (2017). At some point I’d like to do a whole post on Mary Curzon, Baroness Curzon of Kedleston (who was also the … Continue reading

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Regency Slang – Sections H and I

We haven’t had much regency slang lately, so I’ll continue my series! As always, I found this list of on The Regency Assembly Press, here. I’m only picking a few excerpts, so visit their site for the full list. Haberdasher Of … Continue reading

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The Jefferson Bible

I first heard of this on Futility Closet’s blog here. It reads: “Thomas Jefferson once composed a secular version of the Christian Gospels. He said he wanted to study Jesus’ teachings without ‘the artificial vestments in which they have been … Continue reading

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Regency Slang – Section G

I’ve really been enjoying the previous posts I’ve done on Regency slang, so I’ll keep it up for this week before switching over to something else. I found this list of on The Regency Assembly Press, here. I’m only picking a … Continue reading

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