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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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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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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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Gifford Corrections 4 Sep 2018, 11:07 by John Simpson

  Corrections and additions to Gifford’s Ulysses Annotated and Joyce Annotated   This page offers brief corrections and additions to the published glossaries of Joyce’s work, notably Ulysses Annotated: Notes ... see The half-seas-over empire of Britain for further information on Joyce's wordplay   5.112 braided drums: an Irish origin for "drums" in the article Drums of braided ...

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speedpill 31 May 2015, 02:22 by John Simpson

The benefit of speedpills   U 7.1021-2:  D AMES DONATE DUBLIN’S CITS SPEEDPILLS VELOCITOUS AEROLITHS, BELIEF As late as mid-September 1921 Joyce added a second, slightly cryptic ... FRUMPS 1. Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Journalism  Sport  Horse-racing  Wordplay  1 Could Joyce have spotted that collocation in Amy Charlotte Bewicke Menzies‘ Further Indiscretions (1918 ...

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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 ... Harald Beck/John Simpson Search by keyword (within this site) America  Religion  Advertising  Journalism  Wordplay  1   A number of Dowie’s works are readily accessible at archive.org, and cylinder ...

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possible 8 Feb 2016, 00:26 by John Simpson

Washing possible is more than possible   U 18.204-6: [...] when I said I washed up and down as far as possible asking me and did you wash possible the ... independent support for the popularity of the phrase.     Joyce was clearly tickled by the wordplay involved in Molly’s description of washing herself. She says that she “washed up and ...

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Gifford Corrections 3 30 May 2018, 14:59 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 Sirens ... The crossblind crux   11.496-7 left off clothes: for advertisement evidence for the wordplay involved see the article Left-off clothes   11.615 Bright's bright eye: the medical ...

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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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bunions 29 Nov 2013, 12:47 by JJON Editors

Lenehan’s bunions U 12.1226-8 : - Twenty to one, says Lenehan. Such is life in an outhouse. Throwaway, says he. Takes the biscuit, and talking about bunions. Frailty, thy ... talking about bunions. Frailty, thy name is Sceptre. [...] Lenehan’s jokey style abounds in wordplay and comic allusion. One expression that has passed the annotators undetected is "talking about bunions ...

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