2021 Daily Cal: Daily Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue
Steve Mockus, Captain Francis Grose
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)
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.
|Publication Date||21 July 2020|
|Illustrations||Daily calendar, box with flaps, 20 1-colour spot illustrations|