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Free read Regency Slang Revealed: Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue & Later Versions - Organised & Indexed ë PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ [BOOKS] ✭ Regency Slang Revealed: Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue & LateVolume This book arranges the words and phrases from two editions of Grose Pierce Egan’s version of the book and John Bee’s Slang A Dictionary to make them accessible both thematically and by an indexThis book is designed for anyone interested in the period its language and what it reveals and can be used alongside the dictionaries themselves available in both reprints and e versions. Useful although most of my Regency characters would not use the broad slang in this book Good to have it though

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From Corinthians to Hell Born Babes The Revealed Grose's eBook #10003 Regency underworld revealed Francis Grose’s Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue and later versions and editions contain hundreds of words and Regency Slang Kindle phrases that take us into a colourful violent and alien late Georgian and Regency world Here we encounter criminals gamesters sportsmen gentlemen a. I am a War of 1812 reenactor so this book has — and will continue to — come in super handy My unit and I have had so many laughs at the words and their meanings I plan to cover it with fabric so I can bring it along to events to “study” so I remember the terms

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Regency Slang Revealed Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue & Later Versions Organised & IndexedNd prostitutes as they fight cheat thieve Slang Revealed Grose's PDF #10003 gamble and carouse their way through London’s underworldThe dictionaries themselves are all arranged in alphabetical order of the terms being defined making it impossible to find a word for Slang Revealed Grose's Dictionary of Kindle a specific thing or browse related terms without reading through the entire. Calling all members of Beau Monde RWA and anyone else here or abroad who would attempt to write of the Regency This book is a must uite often over the years I've had to deal with the dangerous work of dialect One of my first rejections by phone if you please was from an elderly agent who said something shattering Do you know all of your characters sound alike Actually they sound like they attended the same finishing school The horrors of dialect were unavoidableI think I've gotten better at it over the years but one thing is certain all those helpful dictionaries of words and terms are written in alphabetical order And getting the Regency close to right has been the work of a year and for Regency slang is constant and singular and changes according to the class and business of the speaker from a buck to a bum to a bruiser I own all three of the major versions of Frances Grose's Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue His original I think the first edition was 1789 is terrific and ground breaking Two others built on it extensively one by some college guys in 1811 the next by the immortal Pierce Egan the first sportswriter author of Life in London Along with diaries and journals of the period I use them extensively So great right Not really Because when you're two weeks past your deadline as well as your patience and you just need one little term to spice up a sentence heaven help you All those Post it tags hanging out of each volume are only a problem Because you need to know not the word but the subject Are you calling someone a whore Or a cheat Even the Kindle versions aren't much help If they're readable a big if it's a cumbersome system to feed in key words and hope it produces a great slang term Overwhelmed with other important research I've often thought of settling in with my dictionaries and journals and OED and 30 pages of notes and doing what MsAllen did a prospect that's grim I'd be there until Boxing DayIn this volume Louise Allen does it for you Go ahead buy the dictionaries They'll give you wonderful additional information on many terms But buy this as well and treasure it because when you're tired and overwhelmed and the right noun or verb won't come to mind she comes to the rescue She states in her introduction that she set out not to do a scholarly work but to produce a practical aid She succeeds perhaps than she knows It is well worth the price