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Irish night 3 Oct 2016, 01:03 by John Simpson

A night of Irish entertainment U 9.1105:   Swill till eleven. Irish nights entertainment. Gifford claims that the expression “Irish nights entertainment” is a reference to Patrick McCall’s book ...

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Mayer 30 Aug 2013, 02:09 by John Simpson

Freddy Mayer of Joseph Poole’s Myriorama   U 18.1292-4: He was always on for flirtyfying too when I sang Maritana with him at Freddy Mayers private opera. Molly ... Manager: Mr. Fred Mayer . Hampshire Telegraph (1883) 13 October     The Poole family ran several entertainment businesses, each of which had several performing companies. The Poole brothers were notionally in competition ...

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Elster Grime 29 Nov 2013, 12:49 by JJON Editors

Elster and Grime and the Grand Old Opera   U 6.184-7 : Hoardings: Eugene Stratton. Mrs Bandmann Palmer. Could I go and see Leah tonight, I wonder. [...] Or the Lily ... Elster Grime Grand Opera Company was a bit player in the world of makeshift entertainment which did not survive the First World War. The Irish Independent looks back in 1966 ...

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Marcella 28 Nov 2013, 13:32 by JJON Editors

Marcella, the Midget Queen   U 16.849-50 : Giants, though that is a far cry, you see once in a way, Marcella, the Midget Queen. In those waxworks in Henry ... is not wax but alive. Twopence Admits to all. Children One Penny.              James’s entertainment was popular. It was regularly noticed over the next few years in the Era, one ...

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soubrette 31 May 2015, 00:40 by John Simpson

The “charming soubrette” of the stage   U 10.1220-2: A charming soubrette, great Marie Kendall, with dauby cheeks and lifted skirt smiled daubily from her poster upon William Humble ... Marie Kendall: In extended use, a woman playing a role or roles in light entertainment, e.g. on television or at a seaside variety show, with implications of pertness, coquetry ...

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Change 28 Nov 2013, 13:50 by JJON Editors

All change at the Empire Palace   U 6.184-7 : Hoardings: Eugene Stratton. Mrs Bandmann Palmer. Could I go and see Leah tonight, I wonder. [...] Or the Lily of Killarney ... Hundreds turned away. Crowded Houses. Powerful Change of Company this Week. A Most Delightful Entertainment. CHEEVERS AND KENNEDY. Irish Times (9 March, p. 4)            And from this is can be ...

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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 ... U 15.410) – a company that provided both Christie minstrel-style and general variety entertainment. Harry Hartley fell into the latter section, advertising himself (soon after his visit to Ireland ...

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soap 29 Oct 2015, 15:15 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 ... site). He was also intrigued by the “freak shows” that were popular forms of entertainment in Dublin and elsewhere in his day (see Roll up for the human ostrich and ...

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coconut 4 Jun 2014, 01:10 by John Simpson

The milk in the coconut – a hairy puzzle   U 12.976-8: Hoho begob says I to myself, says I. That explains the milk in the cocoanut and the absence ... Statesman (1904), 16 April p. 3 Search by keyword (within this site) Phrases  America  Entertainment 

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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 ... but the type was well known at the time as a staple of sideshow entertainment. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Entertainment  Theatre  Medicine  Circus  America  1   Marc ...

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