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sons 29 Oct 2015, 08:05 by John Simpson

Brown sons   U 12.234-7: — Cockburn. Dimsey, wife of David Dimsey, late of the admiralty: Miller, Tottenham, aged eightyfive: Welsh, June 12, at 35 Canning Street, Liverpool, Isabella Helen ... terms of address, paving the way for “my brown son”.   The language of the music halls “My brown son” is an unusual expression. In the late nineteenth century “brown” often ...

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Charley 31 May 2015, 00:48 by John Simpson

Chase me Charley, chase me Charley, chase me Charley do   U 15.2426-7: Perceive. That is his appropriate sun. Nightbird nightsun nighttown. Chase me, Charley! (he blows into Bloom ... Charley!” to Circe. Don Gifford paraphrases Eric Partridge in calling this “a common Edwardian music-hall expression of female high spirits”.      The occurrence of “chase me charley” at Finnegans Wake ...

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booze 29 Nov 2013, 12:38 by JJON Editors

Cheaper booze   U 12.1397-8 : She pulling him by the whiskers and singing him old bits of songs about Ehren on the Rhine and come where the boose is ... the song in the very early 1890s, and it is associated with the celebrated music-hall artist Charles Colborn (best known for his ‘ Two Lovely Black Eyes ’ and ‘ The Man ...

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Susie 4 Jun 2014, 02:20 by John Simpson

What was Sister Susie’s Playing?   [5 August 1932] I remember very well your singing One of the Family and Sister Susie's Playing. You always made the same mistake ... of Thomas Dermody (1806, vol. 1 p. 212): Oft have I heard your windy music Till it would make both me and you sick , And drunk the beer of Goody ...

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Hokypoky 29 Nov 2013, 12:56 by JJON Editors

Hokypoky hocus pocus U 5.357-62: ... waiting for it to melt in their stomachs. [...] Look at them. Now I bet it makes them feel happy. Lollipop. It does. Yes ... cry Bloom remembered, “Hokypoky, penny a lump”, is demonstrated by its inclusion in a music hall song even earlier, in 1878: Mr Wilfred Roxby [...] sang a funny strain of an ...

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Fresh air 6 Dec 2014, 03:27 by John Simpson

Lenehan and the great outdoors     U 7.612-13 : O, for a fresh of breath air! I caught a cold in the park. The gate was open. a) A fresh ... to sing for his supper, and he does so with a stock of mostly music-hall, pantomime witticisms and popular lore. Here is one ('a fresh of breath air' rather ...

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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 ... Joyce uses the expression “charming soubrette” five times in Ulysses, with reference to the music-hall star Marie Kendall. Contemporary documentation does not suggest that Marie Kendall was associated with ...

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Fresh air 29 Oct 2015, 08:03 by John Simpson

Lenehan and the great outdoors     U 7.612-13 : O, for a fresh of breath air! I caught a cold in the park. The gate was open. a) A fresh ... to sing for his supper, and he does so with a stock of mostly music-hall, pantomime witticisms and popular lore. Here is one ('a fresh of breath air' rather ...

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Rochford 15 Dec 2013, 15:01 by JJON Editors

Tom Rochford's smart idea at Crampton Court   U 10.491-6: He followed M‘Coy out across the tiny square of Crampton court. [...] They passed Dan Lowry's musichall ... on bringing before the public the latest and most up-to-date invention from music halls and variety shows. The new programme indicator which is fitted up on each side ...

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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 ... Musical Coon, Musical King, and others – can share this one. Hartley, King of Mirth, Music, and codology, Theatre Royal, Bishop Auckland [...].   Wanted, Known, Waxwork Exhibition, Dublin, closes Jan. 15th, for ...

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