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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 ... to think was caused by the creaking of his stiff white collar”. Joyce’s wordplay associates “half-seas over” with “overseas”. But, as is often the case, Joyce's wordplay ...

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bellows 31 May 2015, 01:39 by John Simpson

Newsboys and the child-biting bellows   U 7.966-9: — Telegraph! Racing special! […] A newsboy cried in Mr Bloom’s face: — Terrible tragedy in Rathmines! A child bit by a ... episode called Aeolus. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Journalism  Newspaper  Advertising  Wordplay  1 See the article Stealing upon larks. 2 R. Brandon Kershner, The Culture of Joyce ...

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Athy 28 Nov 2013, 14:41 by John Simpson

When is a thigh not a thigh?   P I. 646-66: Why is the county of Kildare like the leg of a fellow’s breeches?     Stephen thought what could be ... the Queen’s County (cuntie).   John Simpson            Search by keyword (within this site) Puzzles  Wordplay  Back to top  

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Gifford Corrections 4 30 May 2018, 15:04 by John Simpson

Ulysses Annotated Telemachus     Nestor     Proteus     Calypso     Lotus Eaters     Hades     Aeolus     Lestrygonians Scylla and Charybdis     Wandering Rocks     Sirens     Cyclops     Nausicaa     Oxen of the Sun Circe     Eumaeus     Ithaca     Penelope Other works Eumaeus ... minor character from the Rate-Collector's Office   1.262-5 rheumatic wheels: cycling wordplay in the article Rheumatic wheels   6.45 racing tissues: for an explanation of Lenehan's ...

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Rose of Castile 29 Nov 2013, 12:12 by JJON Editors

My brandnew riddle - the Rose of Castile      U 7.586-91 Lenehan extended his hands in protest. - But my riddle! he said. What opera is like a railway line? - Opera ... Cast Steel, to be sure!"     Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Opera  Wordplay  Lenehan  Railways  Top of page

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Brixton 10 Jul 2017, 02:08 by John Simpson

George Moore and the Brixton Empire   U 7.478-9: – Imperium romanum, J.J. O’Molloy said gently. It sounds nobler than British or Brixton. Gifford is correct in linking ... regarded as a concession of defeat? Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  London  Politics  Moore  Theatre  Journalism  1 Gifford’s form “begirdle“ is a transcription error. See ...

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Gimlet 17 Feb 2014, 01:26 by John Simpson

Gimlet sounded like poetry with Hamlet   U  15.3654-5:   ZOE (tragically) Hamlet, I am thy father’s gimlet! Glossators have passed lightly over Zoe’s reply to Stephen in ... repeat and proliferate. Ronan Crowley Search by keyword (within this site) Shakespeare  Drink  Theatre  Wordplay  1 See Matthew Creasy “Shakespeare Burlesque in Ulysses” in Essays in Criticism 55.2 (April ...

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Dusty 29 Nov 2013, 12:40 by JJON Editors

Dusty Rhodes the popular tramp   U 14.1546-7 : Golly, whatten tunket's yon guy in the mackintosh? Dusty Rhodes. Peep at his wearables . By mighty! What's he got ... appearances in the Weekly Irish Times. John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Journalism  America  Back to top

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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 ... 11 March, p. 11 Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Lenehan  Pantomime  Wordplay  Music Hall  Theatre  Health  1 The pantomime to which Vincent refers is probably Fortunio and ...

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Tuesday 3 Oct 2016, 01:17 by John Simpson

Hanged of a Tuesday     U 6.886-7: Good idea a postmortem for doctors. Find out what they imagine they know. He died of a Tuesday. When Joyce inserted this ... P. M’Coy obviously emerged unscathed.   Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Law  Death  Newspapers 

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