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Tag Archives: A Dictionary of the Underworld

A SELECTION OF PANS

THANKS TO Groucho Marx, I offer a nonsensical rhymed couplet (in iamic heptameter): “I soon dispose of all of those who put me on the pan/Like Shakespeare said to Nathan … Continue reading

April 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

MOLLS, SPIVS AND GOODY TWO-SHOES

A BOOK on slang may seem like a contradiction in terms. Slang is ephemeral; books are lasting, or used to be thought so. On the other hand, historical slang is … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 2 Comments