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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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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 ... and favoured the less appetizing variant. Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Top of page

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Lapland 28 Nov 2013, 13:40 by JJON Editors

Lapland closer home       U 14.1482: Well, doc? Back fro Lapland?   Gifford's explanation is beside the point:          Slang: back from enforced seclusion at the end of the world, or ... and up to Ulysses is lacking). Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Back to top 

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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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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 27 Mar 2019, 09:03 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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Gifford Corrections 3 5 Dec 2019, 14:41 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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annuals 28 Oct 2016, 06:04 by John Simpson

Hardy annuals in the nursery of life     U 8.362-8 Hardy annuals he presents her with […] Poor thing! Then having to give the breast year after year all hours ... Memories (1916), vol. 1 p. 39     Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Children  Plants 

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Field 29 Nov 2013, 12:35 by JJON Editors

William Field, the bard with the tumbling hair at Queen Dido’s banquet   U 12.829-30: Hairy Iopas, says the citizen, that exploded volcano, the darling of all countries ... on 'Poor creature!' Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Politics  Virgil  Fashion  Wordplay  William Field  I am grateful to Vincent Deane for inspecting Reid's booklet in the ...

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Rheumatic wheels 29 Nov 2013, 13:00 by JJON Editors

Rheumatic wheels D (“The Sisters”) 262-5 : If we could only get one of them newfangled carriages that makes no noise that Father O’Rourke told him about – them with ... the newfangled invention is all about. Harald Beck Search by keyword (within this site) Wordplay  Cycling 

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