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Ennis 27 Jan 2020, 12:28 by John Simpson

Death in Ennis   U 6.335-9 :  — But the worst of all, Mr Power said, is the man who takes his own life. […] —Temporary insanity, of course, Martin Cunningham said ... October 1917, contains an intriguing note under the heading “Jews”: Isaac Marshall, m[arried] Yorkshire lady, bought Queen’s Hotel Ennis, hanged himself from beam in coachhouse       On the day ...

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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 ... I am thy father’s gimlet." I recall this joke as being current in Yorkshire in my childhood early this century.                                     Yours, etc.,             London, W. C. 1                         Geoffrey Tillotson      The ...

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taittering 30 Aug 2013, 02:09 by John Simpson

Molly’s taittering lips U 18.673-4: […] my lips were taittering when I said goodbye she had a Gorgeous wrap of some special kind [...] Gifford’s gloss here is ... vulva; I am told that this is popularly termed "flackering of the shape" in Yorkshire and "taittering of the lips" in Ireland. 1      This still leaves us with a few ...

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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 ... Moses when the candle went out, you find yourself once more in the dark." Yorkshire magazine (1874), vol. 3, p. 484: "'And where was Moses when the candle went out ...

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pet lamb 25 Mar 2019, 09:41 by John Simpson

Pet lambs in Dublin   U 10.1134-6: Myler Keogh, Dublin’s pet lamb, will meet sergeantmajor Bennett, the Portobello bruiser, for a purse of fifty sovereigns. Myler Keogh, sometime ... 1833 reports on a “fight between Jones (the Welch Champion) and Young Brag (the Yorkshire Pet).    Myler Keogh’s opponent, the Portobello bruiser, also totes a nickname in the tradition ...

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Beaufoy 28 Nov 2013, 13:22 by JJON Editors

Philip Beaufoy and the philosopher’s tone   U 4.500-5: Asquat on the cuckstool he folded out his paper, turning its pages over on his bared knees. Something new ... the author of several medical texts, and a mother (also Catherine) born in Doncaster, Yorkshire.      Philip was educated at the City of London School in the 1880s. Both George Newnes ...

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