Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
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(Double) Friday word: Victorian slang

Just realized yesterday that I had missed last Friday; my sincere apologies.

Have two words, then, and more in the link:

Arfarfan'arf

A figure of speech used to describe drunken men. “He’s very arf’arf’an’arf," Forrester writes, "meaning he has had many ‘arfs,’” or half-pints of booze.

Bubble Around

A verbal attack, generally made via the press. Forrester cites The Golden Butterfly: "I will back a first-class British subject for bubbling around against all humanity."

Tags: a, b, noun, slang, verb, wordsmith: med_cat
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