Sunday, 13 March 2016

Sayings Of Another Era...

Some interesting descriptions from another time.

" Active Citizen "
A louse
" Buffle-Headed "
Confused, stupid.
" Covent Garden Nun "
A lady of easy virtue.
" Cupboard Love "
Pretended love to the cook for the sake of a meal.
" Fly Rink "
A polished bald head.
" Butter Upon Bacon "
Too much extravagance.
" Sit-Upons "
Trousers.
" Sneeze-Lurker "
A thief who trows snuff in a person's face, and then robs him.
" Sober-Water "
A jocular allusion to the uses of Soda water.
" Tickle One's Innards "
Have a drink.
" Bags Of Mystery "
Sausages.

Biggi