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wheelmen 17 Feb 2014, 01:22 by John Simpson

Wheelmen don’t eat quiche U 10.651-3: Bang of the lastlap bell spurred the halfmile wheelmen to their sprint. J. A. Jackson, W. E. Wylie, A. Munro and ... two heats of the Dublin University Bicycle Club’s half-mile bicycle handicap on Bloomsday as Joyce’s source for the names Jackson, Wylie, Munro, and Gahan. All four cyclists ...

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Miss Douce 28 Nov 2013, 13:10 by JJON Editors

Miss Douce and Miss Kennedy at a different bar     U 11.64-5: Bronze by gold, miss Douce’s head by miss Kennedy’s head, over the crossblind of the ... to Australia. He knew Joyce in passing, and grew up in the aftermath of Bloomsday. His article of reminiscence and appreciation touches on Miss Douce, as he recalls his life ...

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off 7 Jun 2015, 12:47 by JJON Editors

All bets are "off"   U 16.1274-81: While the other was reading it on page two Boom (to give him for the nonce his new misnomer) whiled away a ... shows that neither of these is the correct interpretation.      The Freeman’s Journal for Bloomsday 1904 reports on the previous day’s racing. Here is the betting on the 2 ...

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Iremonger 28 Nov 2013, 13:08 by JJON Editors

Iremonger among the runs       U 16.1682-4 : Hereupon he pawed the journal open and pored upon Lord only knows what [.…] Iremonger having made a hundred and something second wicket ... previous season he had been one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. On Bloomsday 1904 Notts were playing Kent. In the match leading up to this Iremonger had scored ...

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anybody here 4 Jun 2014, 11:39 by JJON Editors

“Is there anybody here for there?”, as the railway porter asked the passengers   U 15.4023-5:                                        ZOE (Twirls around herself , heeltapping.) Dance. Anybody here for there? Who’ll dance ... the closing years of the nineteenth century (so it was certainly is existence on Bloomsday). It has a specific reference, clarified here in this early reference:   Railway Humor A railway ...

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neverrip 29 Nov 2013, 12:54 by JJON Editors

Reliable rubber goods – perish the thought!   U 15.3256-7: Rubber goods. Neverrip brand as supplied to the aristocracy. Corsets for men. I cure fits or money refunded. I’d ... 5 fr.          The question remains, whether ‘Neverrip’ is a conscious anachronism with reference to Bloomsday in 1904. But once again the Dutch papers come to the rescue, with a run ...

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Michael Hart 28 Nov 2013, 13:28 by JJON Editors

Gallant Michael Hart   U 17.1251-5 : Of companions now in various manners in different places defunct: Percy Apjohn (killed in action, Modder River), Philip Gilligan (phthisis, Jervis Street hospital ... 1254-5). Ellmann adds Hart “was dead by about 1900”. By the time of Bloomsday in 1904 the young Mick Hart was indeed dead, having died of “phthisis” (pulmonary   tuberculosis ...

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Susie 4 Jun 2014, 02:20 by John Simpson

What was Sister Susie’s Playing?   [5 August 1932] I remember very well your singing One of the Family and Sister Susie's Playing. You always made the same mistake ... the music-hall circuit. Mr Eugene Stratton, by chance on display in Dublin on Bloomsday (U 6.184), would regale audiences with “She’s my little sister Susie” 8, and ...

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Wonderworker I 16 Nov 2012, 15:21 by John Simpson

That Wonder Worker     As Bloom wanders from the Ormond, cidery gases wending their way through his internal plumbing, he thinks “Wish I could. Wait. That wonderworker if I had” (11 ... the human body”.             Bloom’s wishing for the Wonder Worker is, then, another anachronistic Bloomsday detail. The device was not patented until 1917 and the ad for Wonder Worker was ...

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Potterton 30 Aug 2013, 02:05 by John Simpson

In Lunacy of Potterton   U 10.625-7: An elderly female, no more young, left the building of the courts of chancery, king's bench, exchequer and common pleas, having ... matter was settled in 1890, did the case come before the Court again on Bloomsday in 1904?      Robert Potterton (1823-1901) was one of the twelve children – eight sons and ...

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