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anybody here 4 Jun 2014, 11:39 by JJON Editors

“Is there anybody here for there?”, as the railway porter asked the passengers   U 15.4023-5:                                        ZOE (Twirls around herself , heeltapping.) Dance. Anybody here for there? Who’ll dance ... the train, and asked " Is there anyone there for here? " Arrow (Sydney, New South Wales) (1896), 18 July p. 16      The story became a staple joke in newspaper “humour” columns ...

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FitzGerald 30 Aug 2013, 14:20 by JJON Editors

Edward FitzGerald at sea: Oxen notesheet 17   Under the heading “Sea” Joyce listed a number of terms in Oxen notesheet 17 1 that he found in a curious collection of ... boch                         Francis 25, 121 : Lewis bach [OED, bach: A term of endearment common in Wales and the border counties, freq. following a personal name: dear, little one, friend.] (p. 25 ...

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hog 4 Sep 2018, 10:02 by John Simpson

Orphans in the Underworld   U 15.1889-91:                                    THE ARTANE ORPHANS You hig, you hog, you dirty dog! You think the ladies love you! Bloom is pictured with asses’ ears ... December 2008. 2 Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer (Sydney, New South Wales) (1849), 24 February, p. 1. 3 Diary of Josiah Cocking (1892) (University of Newcastle library ...

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Watching 31 May 2015, 00:41 by John Simpson

Unlawfully watching and/or besetting   U 15.732-4:                     FIRST WATCH (reads) Henry Flower. No fixed abode. Unlawfully watching and besetting. Don Gifford is quite right to identify the phrase ... those coming from a distance, in case of any strike". Empire (Sydney, New South Wales) (1872), 20 March p. 2      But despite the popular usage, the Act in fact uses ...

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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 ... from the Lady of the Lake, is challenged by King Rience, lord of North Wales and Ireland. It ends, save for the alliterative Anglo-Saxon-style line, with the Lancelot ...

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kish 9 Jun 2017, 06:48 by John Simpson

Kishes, brogues, and ignorance   U 8.894-5: ignorant as a kish of brogues, worth fifty thousand pounds Commentators often have difficulty tracing the continuum from a literal expression to ... widely as an Irishism is indicated by its appearance in the Sydney (New South Wales) Catholic newspaper called the Freeman’s Journal. In an article of 1867 about what Europeans ...

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forty 31 May 2015, 02:42 by John Simpson

Fair and forty goes far in a day   U 16.1550-1: the cause of many liaisons between still attractive married women getting on for fair and forty and younger ... popular mind with King George IV (reigned 1820-30, but Regent, as Prince of Wales, from 1811 during his father’s “madness”), who had conducted an affair and then in ...

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give and take 4 Jun 2014, 02:23 by John Simpson

Give and take is not fair play   U 15.3514-18:                   ZOE Give a thing and take it back God’ll ask you where is that You’ll say you ... S/0007/S.0007.192606100006.html. 2 See, for example: Bye-gones, relating to Wales and Border Counties (1901), p. 313; T. P.’s & Cassell’s Weekly (1911), 1 August ...

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Opal hush 4 Sep 2018, 10:43 by John Simpson

From Swerve of Shore to Bend of Bay Area: the Afterlife of Opal Hush 7.782-3: What do you think really of that hermetic crowd, the opal hush poets ... and prose; preferring creme de menthe and opal hush to metheglin or stout. Beautiful Wales (London: A & C Black, 1905), p. 11      Frustratingly, Thomas says nothing more about the drink ...

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Kane 30 Aug 2013, 02:12 by John Simpson

James Joyce and Matthew Kane U 17.1253: Matthew F. Kane (accidental drowning, Dublin Bay). My father, Francis Joseph Kane, was born into a Catholic family in Dublin in 1895 ... waiter. He and Elizabeth continued in service, eventually running a guesthouse in Pwllheli, North Wales, where he died in 1962 at the age of 71. 3) Matthew also returned home ...

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