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taittering 30 Aug 2013, 02:09 by John Simpson

Molly’s taittering lips U 18.673-4: […] my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of some special kind [...] Gifford’s gloss here is ... kind [...] Gifford’s gloss here is tersely specific and matter-of-fact:   taittering - English dialect: "tilting, seesawing".     The problem here, as so often with Gifford, is that he offers his ...

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Codology 28 Nov 2013, 13:38 by JJON Editors

The kidology of codology     U 12.450-1 : [...] Bloom comes out with the why and the wherefore and all the codology of the business [...]   Codding is misrepresenting or shamming – lying ... business [...]   Codding is misrepresenting or shamming – lying sometimes. Joseph Wright, in his monumental English Dialect Dictionary (vol. 1, 1898) defines to cod as ‘to sham, humbug, hoax, impose upon, lie ...

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Gifford Corrections 3 30 May 2018, 14:59 by John Simpson

Ulysses Annotated Telemachus     Nestor     Proteus     Calypso     Lotus Eaters     Hades     Aeolus     Lestrygonians Scylla and Charybdis     Wandering Rocks     Sirens     Cyclops     Nausicaa     Oxen of the Sun Circe     Eumaeus     Ithaca     Penelope Other works Sirens ... ne eye". (HB)   12.517 going home footless in a cab: Wright's English Dialect Dictionary (vol. 2, p. 446) defines “footless” as “unsteady on the feet; apt to stumble ...

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Pronunciations 4 Sep 2018, 11:39 by John Simpson

Pronouncing Joyce [Please wait for the pronunciation bars to load in the table below]                                              Introduction                              A - M                                       N - Z Proper names in Joyce's writing can be pronounced in Dublin ... pronounced in Dublin English in ways which are surprising to those unfamiliar with the dialect. Often the stress falls in unexpected places (as in D'Olier Street), and sometimes the ...

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kish 9 Jun 2017, 06:48 by John Simpson

Kishes, brogues, and ignorance   U 8.894-5: ignorant as a kish of brogues, worth fifty thousand pounds Commentators often have difficulty tracing the continuum from a literal expression to ... made generally of untanned hide, and stitched with thongs of leather” (Joseph Wright, English Dialect Dictionary), and a “kish of brogues” is a basket of such shoes, of a kind ...

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rich 9 Jun 2017, 06:51 by John Simpson

A rich breakfast of rashers   U . 3.97 The rich of a rasher fried with a herring? The silence of annotators is ambiguous. Does it mean there is nothing to ... serves as a good example of this phenomenon. Both the OED and the English Dialect Dictionary have no relevant information on “rich” as a noun and a search of documents ...

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Gifford Corrections 2 4 Sep 2018, 11:15 by John Simpson

Corrections and additions to Gifford’s Ulysses Annotated and Joyce Annotated   This page offers brief corrections and additions to the published glossaries of Joyce’s work, notably Ulysses Annotated: Notes ... 2, though the Irish English use is captured best by Joseph Wright's English Dialect Dictionary, where the noun barging is defined as "scolding in an abusive manner", and is ...

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drums 28 Nov 2013, 13:45 by JJON Editors

Drums of braided cord   U 5.109-12 : She raised a gloved hand to her hair […] Drawing back his head and gazing far from beneath his vailed eyelids he saw ... see drum n. 2 in the OED, and similarly in Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary - both include the topographical sense).     Patrick Dineen’s Irish-English Dictionary shows that the ...

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hencod 8 Feb 2016, 00:28 by John Simpson

Fried hencods’ roes and mutton kidneys: these are a few of his favourite things   U 4.2-5: He liked thick giblet soup, nutty gizzards, a stuffed roast heart, liver ... crustcrumb” appears neither in the Oxford English Dictionary nor in Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary. The Leicestershire Chronicle of 30 December 1899 (p. 2) discusses the manufacture of Roquefort ...

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Home 2 Jun 2018, 10:17 by John Simpson

Read the latest articles and the  introduction to issue 13 ************** The real Miss Douce and Miss Kennedy? Sirens of the Ormond Bar? But a Miss Dowse managed Dublin's Bailey ... pronounced in Dublin English in ways which are surprising to those unfamiliar with the dialect. Often the stress falls in unexpected places (as in D'Olier Street) [ more...] Aungier Street ...

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