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Gambler 16 Nov 2012, 11:38 by John Simpson

Slippery gamblers   U 15.2192 : Rush your order and play a slick ace. The ‘slick ace’ is explained by the Sioux City Journal (Iowa) of 24 February 1924: Look out ... of the shuffle. (p. 32)  HB/JS Search by keyword (within this site) Betting  Gambling 

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Lynam 28 Nov 2013, 13:23 by JJON Editors

Popping into Lynam’s   U 10.504-20 : At the Dolphin they halted to allow the ambulance car to gallop past them for Jervis street. - This way, he said, walking ... keyword (within this site) Betting  Bookmakers  Brothels  Crime  Horse racing  Government  Police  Boxing  Lenehan  Gambling  Gogarty  Nagle  Back to top

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O'Mahony 5 Jun 2018, 12:34 by JJON Editors

The short but remarkable life of John O’Mahony   U 7.292: Cleverest fellow at the junior bar he used to be. Decline, poor chap. That hectic flush spells finis ... his professional decline, as Bloom has it: Practice dwindling. A mighthave been. Losing heart. Gambling. Debts of honour, Reaping the whirlwind. ( U 7.303-4)      When he is unsuccessful in ...

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off 7 Jun 2015, 12:47 by JJON Editors

All bets are "off"   U 16.1274-81: While the other was reading it on page two Boom (to give him for the nonce his new misnomer) whiled away a ... the finish by a length. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Betting  Gambling  Horse-racing  Punctuation  Moore  Spelling  Translation  Bookmakers  Sport  Journalism  1 Translators, however, involuntarily document their ...

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Elijah 29 Nov 2013, 12:16 by JJON Editors

Writing Elijah                                               (U 15.2188-224 ) In the summer of 1920 Joyce was in Paris, collecting and writing up material for the ‘Circe’ episode of Ulysses. This article looks at ... heavily on expressions regarded as typical of fast-talking America (especially commercial sales pitches, gambling talk, and advertisements), as well as other topical references, to provide the mishmash of verbal ...

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