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adelite 28 Oct 2015, 15:48 by John Simpson

adelite - a delightful colour word ? U 6.307-8:  Cure for a red nose. Drink like the devil till it turns adelite. In the cab on the way to the ...

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Archive 4 Sep 2018, 11:11 by John Simpson

Issue archive:   Nos   1    2    3    4     5     6     7     8     9   10   11   12  Number 1 - September 2011        Contents         Introduction to the first issue      The Editors   Joyce's People ... Thomas Goodwin Keohler Eamonn Finn and John Simpson   Joyce's Words adelite - a delightful colour word Harald Beck basilicogrammate: the Egyptian royal secretary John Simpson contransmagnificandjewbangtantiality: jawbreakers and spelling bees ...

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missing 9 Mar 2016, 09:33 by John Simpson

A missing gent answering to the name of Bloom   U 17.2000-5:   What public advertisement would divulge the occultation of the departed? £5 reward lost, stolen or strayed from ... Stolen, or Strayed, yesterday, a Greyhound Dog; answers to the name of "Sport", yellow colour, with white mark at back of neck like a T. Whoever will give such information ...

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OED 28 May 2018, 02:32 by John Simpson

Comings and goings: Joyce’s words in the Oxford English Dictionary   Joyce Quotations                    Joyce First Uses 2,469                                    437 (Dec 2012: 2,367)                                                          (Dec 2012: 464)   The Oxford English Dictionary ... literature to help understand the ethnic background of Dublin of 1904, or as source colour for what many regard as Bloom’s Jewish origin. It was a term from general ...

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Introduction to the first issue 30 Aug 2013, 02:00 by John Simpson

James Joyce Online Notes has been set up to publish new short notes on the words, allusions, people, and things of Ulysses and Joyce's other fictional works prior to ... and before.            Joyce’s Words this time looks at three terms: one a puzzling colour name (adelite), another (basilicogrammate) previously thought perhaps to be Joyce’s own creation, and finally ...

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clods 28 May 2018, 02:19 by John Simpson

Gods and clods   U 15.2193-4 : Book through to eternity junction, the nonstop run. Just one word more. Are you a god or a doggone clod? In “Are you ... by John Alexander Dowie/Elijah III (see Writing Elijah). The adjective doggone adds further colour from American English: the term in first recorded there, in the mid nineteenth century.    But ...

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Hallelujurum 28 Nov 2013, 13:46 by JJON Editors

Praise be! Here comes Old “Glory Allelujurum” Purefoy U 14.886-8 : I must acquaint you, said Mr Crotthers, clapping on the table so as to evoke a resonant comment ... America is because he is despised and looked down upon on account of his colour. G. A. Sala The Trip to Barbary by a Roundabout Route (1866), p. 265      Further ...

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sons 29 Oct 2015, 08:05 by John Simpson

Brown sons   U 12.234-7: — Cockburn. Dimsey, wife of David Dimsey, late of the admiralty: Miller, Tottenham, aged eightyfive: Welsh, June 12, at 35 Canning Street, Liverpool, Isabella Helen ... son” is an unusual expression. In the late nineteenth century “brown” often connoted skin colour. The earliest reference to “my brown son” as a personal epithet dates from 1882. At ...

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Oxen 4 Sep 2018, 11:01 by John Simpson

Oxen of the Sun ― allocating text in the closing paragraphs     Although many aspects of the coda to Oxen of the Sun have been explored, it has never been analysed in ... Cf. 1.342.   CHORUS. (egging Stephen on) Lil chile velly solly. Ise de cutest colour coon down our side. Gawds teruth, Chawley.   CROTTHERS. We are nae fou. We’re nae ...

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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 ... is presented with much the same difficulty in this 1928 postcard : ebay : “Celesque” Series Colour Comic Art: Welsh Humour theme No 2341 (datestamped 1928)      When Zoe says “ Dance. Anybody here ...

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