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UP up 5 Jun 2014, 12:31 by John Simpson

U.P: up and away   U 8.255-9: She took a folded postcard from her handbag. — Read that, she said. He got it this morning. — What is it? Mr ... It's all U.P. with him'; i.e. all up either with his health, or circumstances. Ann Elizabeth Baker Glossary of Northamptonshire Words (1854), vol. 2 p. 370 It ...

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Malory 3 Mar 2013, 02:55 by JJON Editors

Malory and Sir Leopold, King U 14.167-86: This meanwhile this good sister stood by the door and begged [...] Woman's woe with wonder pondering. According to Joyce’s ... on the other hand, “quaffed as far as he might to their both’s health” ( U 14.180-1).     The Arthur-Guinevere-Lancelot triangle in the final Peacock Malory excerpt ...

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Thursday 29 Nov 2013, 12:26 by JJON Editors

  A good day for trimming your nails   U 13.117-19 : She had cut it that very morning on account of the new moon and it nestled about her pretty ... p. 207) has the marriage rhyme from Illinois:   Significance for wedding-days:   Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday the best day of all. Thursday for losses, Friday for crosses ...

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Poisonous peas 29 Nov 2013, 12:48 by JJON Editors

  The deleterious effect of copper sulphate on green peas   U 16.801:  Sulphate of copper poison SO 4 or something in some dried peas he remembered reading of in a ... green peas which were coloured with sulphate of copper, thus making them injurious to health.     The Food and Drugs legislation did not specifically prohibit this practice, but magistrates used their ...

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system tonic 31 May 2015, 02:37 by John Simpson

The tonic that braces the system   U 16.549-50: a plethora of attractions as well as a bracing tonic for the system in and around Dublin and its picturesque ... system”. Others were doing the same thing, also in Joyce’s context of outdoor health: The bracing air of cold weather has a tonic effect upon the system, and, in ...

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Mulrennan 28 Nov 2013, 13:24 by JJON Editors

Mulrennan from the west of Ireland   P V. 2745-50: 14 April. John Alphonsus Mulrennan has just returned from the west of Ireland. (European and Asiatic papers please copy). He ... of Hyderabad in central India under British rule) with the 21 st Fusilliers. His health was not good: Military Intelligence. Army Medical Department [… ] Surgeon John Mulrenan , doing duty with the ...

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Cheese 28 Nov 2013, 13:54 by JJON Editors

Mity cheese   U 8.755 Cheese digests all but itself. Mity cheese. For some sixty years readers of Ulysses had come to accept “Mighty cheese” as Bloom’s comment on ... mighty elf” as early as 1868 in John Norton Loughborough's Hand book of health.         There can be little doubt, however, that Bloom and his creator savoured and favoured the ...

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Kidfitting 29 Dec 2012, 08:28 by John Simpson

Kidfitting corsetry U 18.446-9 : one of those kidfitting corsets Id want advertised cheap in the Gentlewoman with elastic gores on the hips he saved the one I have ... Two Dollars. For circular, prices, etc., address Worcester Skirt Co., Worcester, Mass. Herald of Health (1871) New Series March (Advertising section), p. 18            In time Fanning’s garments became known ...

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contransmagnificandjewbangtantiality 9 Mar 2014, 01:32 by John Simpson

contransmagnificandjewbangtantiality: jaw-breakers and spelling bees   U 3.51: Is that then the divine substance wherein Father and Son are consubstantial? Where is poor dear Arius to try conclusions? Warring ... the school-room and the parlor (Cincinnati, 1864) utilized it as an aid to health and elocution, separating out the syllables for clarity of speech and ease of enunciation, accompanied ...

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tired feeling 5 Mar 2014, 15:12 by John Simpson

A tonic for that tired feeling   U 13.84-7: … those iron jelloids […] had done her a world of good much better than the Widow Welch’s female pills and ... and Bloom’s professional interest as a canvasser strongly suggest an allusion to a health product of the time.      It took “that sinking feeling” of the Bovril advert in the ...

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