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soap 4 Sep 2018, 10:54 by John Simpson

Soap-eating in the Arctic   U 17.1988-9: The land of the Eskimos (eaters of soap) Bloom contemplates various places abroad, moving from those with specific associations, such as ... soap-eating are restricted to occurrences when Eskimos are offered soap by westerners.   A circus Eskimo Another celebrated occurrence of the myth was promoted by the alleged Eskimo dwarf Ólöf ...

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Gimlet 17 Feb 2014, 01:26 by John Simpson

Gimlet sounded like poetry with Hamlet   U  15.3654-5:   ZOE (tragically) Hamlet, I am thy father’s gimlet! Glossators have passed lightly over Zoe’s reply to Stephen in ... Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1995), p. 113. 8 John J. Jennings, Theatrical and Circus Life; or, Secrets of the Stage, Green-room and Sawdust Arena (St. Louis: Sun Publishing ...

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ostrich 29 Nov 2013, 13:00 by JJON Editors

Roll up for the human ostrich   SH 133 : There’s a fellow in Capel St at present in a show who says he can eat glass and hard nails. He ... out of mouth. A Splendid Indian make-up. First-class for Music Hall or Circus. Era (1899) 16 September      Medical detail still fascinated the reading public. In 1902 the Weekly ...

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Gallaher4 29 Aug 2013, 00:28 by John Simpson

Ignatius per ignotius : the short life and extraordinary times of Frederick Gallaher   4: Life and death in London There does not seem to be a good reason given in the ... along Farringdon Street in the Fleet Street area of London. As he approached Ludgate Circus, perhaps on his way to visit the offices of the Sporting Life or one of ...

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shoehorn 4 Jun 2014, 02:30 by John Simpson

Shoehorning your head into your hat   U 12.1045-7: − Compos your eye! Says Alf, laughing. Do you know that he's balmy? Look at his head. Do you know ... from the audience. "A team of Irish comedians", in John Joseph Jennings, Theatrical and Circus Life (1882), p. 428   As George Bergman of Berkeley has pointed out in private correspondence ...

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Joycean price guide 25 Aug 2013, 05:57 by JJON Editors

A  Joycean Price Guide     The following is intended to provide some standard of comparison for the various prices and other sums of money mentioned in Joyce’s works. Where a ... s methylated spirits  (1 pint?) pig’s trotter square of soda bread admission to circus (child) U 5.511 U 18.6-7 (ANS: 8½d a quart) U 17 ...

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