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A French Doctor Rendering Homely Men Pretty
Middle-Aged Gallants and Gray-Beards Rejuvenated.
A Mercury reporter, the other day, in walking down Grand s… 11 more words
Can You Tell Your Dandy From Your Tulip or Your Corinthian From Your Swell? (And what about Pinks, Gilliflowers, Kiddys and Dandyzettes?)
In 1823 Slang, A Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit and of Bon-Ton and the Varieties of Life… by ‘Jon Bee, Esq.’ appeared in print. 826 more words
Last week’s word – Cokes – might have been a contraction of this week’s word:
Anciently, a fool. Fools, in great families, wore a cap with bells, on the top of which was a piece of red cloth, in the shape of a cock’s comb. 317 more words