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Mummy, what’s it all about?…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s 17th c. English expletive is Cots my lifekins! (I wonder if lifekins was pronounced life-e-kins?) ‘Cots’ is of course a corruption of ‘God’s, and the ‘kins’ is just a common suffix applied to many expletives … Continue reading

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Banking architecture in Halifax, Yorkshire…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s tasks are: to learn to play the zither, and to learn to crochet. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Halifax is a very pleasant and friendly Yorkshire town; I had a day out there a few months ago, just to … Continue reading

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High finance…

But first… Dulltown, Europe: Today’s expletive is ‘Myst all critey’ – a spoonerism, apparently popular in Australia and New¬†Zealand. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Mummy…’ ‘Yes dear?’ ‘Money…’ ‘Yes?’ ‘Mummy, suppose I had five thousand pounds…’ ‘Alright then dear, suppose you had.’ ‘…and I … Continue reading

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