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1811 Slang

I found something neat on gutenberg.org while looking for a few older texts–a complete dictionary of vulgar underworld slang from 1811. Since it’s a slow news day, I’m going to regale you with a few words: FAT CULL. A rich fellow. TO VOWEL. A gamester who does not immediately pay his losings, is said to …

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For those of you awaiting my second book, today is a good day. I got the manuscript in the mail to University of Nevada Press, and look forward to a quick production process. With any luck, this should be out by Fall 2005.