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Eyebrow line 29 Nov 2013, 12:53 by JJON Editors

Bewitching eyes beneath a well-drawn eyebrow line     U 13.111 (and 640): It was Madame Vera Verity [...] who had first advised her to try eyebrowleine which gave that haunting ... eyebrowleine which gave that haunting expression to the eyes, so becoming in leaders of fashion.   Gerty MacDowell turns out to be a satisfied customer of the product that provides her ...

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cobwebs 4 Mar 2014, 15:05 by John Simpson

Fashionable cobwebs   U 15.2817-18: Even their wax model Raymonde I visited daily to admire her cobweb hose and stick of rhubarb toe, as worn in Paris. Bloom remembers ... now very fashionable Kimonas and Visites as worn in Paris and leading centres of Fashion. Irish Times (1908), 15 May p. 3 Gold thread stocking… Stockings made entirely of gold ...

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Halfseasover 8 Dec 2015, 07:30 by John Simpson

The half-seas-over empire of Britain   U 5.71-2: Griffith’s paper is on the same tack now: an army rotten with venereal disease: overseas or halfseasover empire ... continued in popular use for the rest of the nineteenth century.   The World of Fashion and Continental Feuilletons (London: 1828) applied it in the world of music. Mr. Laporte managed ...

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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 ... puce' and 'adelaide' describe variations of purple. Adelaide turned up fairly regularly then in fashion catalogues and advertisements for clothes. James Napier’s A manual of dyeing and dyeing receipts ...

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pettiwidth 29 Nov 2013, 12:58 by JJON Editors

Pettiwidths: thrills and spills with Gerty MacDowell   U 13.724-6 : He could see her other things too, nainsook knickers, the fabric that caresses the skin, better than those other ... Gerty MacDowell’s evening out. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Advertising  Fashion  Colour  Back to top

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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... pun on 'Poor creature!' Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Politics  Virgil  Fashion  Wordplay  William Field  I am grateful to Vincent Deane for inspecting Reid's booklet in ...

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Rates 28 Nov 2013, 13:15 by JJON Editors

Collecting the rates: Buckley, Cotter, Crofton, Henchy, and Weatherup     James Joyce’s father, John Stanislaus Joyce, joined the Office of the Dublin Collector-General of Rates in 1882 and remained ... had collected and putting it to personal use. The story is told in masterful fashion by John Wyse Jackson and Peter Costello in chapters 10 to 15 of John Stanislaus ...

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Uwantit 3 Dec 2013, 03:06 by John Simpson

Advertising names that speak to you: 3 - Uwantit   U 17.594-5: Uwantit (Combined pocket twoblade penknife with corkscrew, nailfile and pipecleaner). As was the case with “Bacilikil” and “Veribest ... 202368- uwantit -gifs ‎   John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Advertising  Smoking  Books  Fashion  1 Diccon Bewes Swiss Watching (2012), ch. 7; for earlier references to the type, see ...

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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 ... not elsewhere in Dublin. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Irish Language  Fashion    Back to top

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puffed 25 Aug 2015, 14:51 by John Simpson

Puffed and powdered, cocked and shaved   U 8.506-7: Charley Kavanagh used to come out on his high horse, cocked hat, puffed, powdered and shaved. Sources suggest that a ... a fading vocabulary of English foppery. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Fashion  Phrases  Politics  London  Queens  Journalism  1 Age (1834), 3 August. 2 Satirist (1845), 25 May ...

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