A Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (Google eBook)

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S. Hooper, 1785 - English language - 207 pages
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Review: 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

User Review  - Lance Schaubert - Goodreads

Nothing so fully captures the dialect of pirates, scalawags, cheapskates and conmen as this dictionary. It is the "urban dictionary" of the 18th century and is worth a gander for anyone writing anything set in this time. Read full review

Review: 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

User Review  - Kilian Metcalf - Goodreads

If you are writing a Regency romance, I don't see how you can do without this resource. It was fun to read from AZ and very interesting to see how many expressions still hold their original meaning and have made the transition from slang to mainstream. Read full review

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