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Daily Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue 2021 Daily Calendar

By Captain Francis Grose, Edited by Steve Mockus
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Calling all potty-mouthed wordplay lovers and history buffs! This daily calendar features hundreds of humorous terms from 18th-century London for a year's worth of colorful conversations. Based on the Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar...
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Calling all potty-mouthed wordplay lovers and history buffs! This daily calendar features hundreds of humorous terms from 18th-century London for a year's worth of colorful conversations.

Based on the Classical Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, first published in 1785 and one of the earliest collections of English slang, this funny and useful calendar presents a year's worth of slang terms from Georgian-era London's urban dockyards, slums, and taverns. Employ them to entertaining effect in your modern conversations!

• Fans of Shakespeare Insult Generator or Creative Cursing will love this new collection of slang, insults, and swear words.
• 6 x 5⅛ x 1⅛ inches, 314 pages (one page a day for weekdays, Saturdays/Sundays on one page)

Format: Daily
Publication Date: 7/21/2020
ISBN: 9781797201733

Captain Francis Grose (1731–1791) was an English lexicographer with a special interest in documenting the language as it was actually spoken out in the streets, taverns, and markets.