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Dictionary:
Quirky Linguistics: Unveiling the Delightful Diction of Victorian Vernacular!
  • WHIMSICAL WAYFARERS
  • MAFFACKING
  • Nanty NarkinG
  • TRUSTWORTHY TUMMLER
  • WHIMSICAL WAYFARERS
  • MAFFACKING
  • Nanty NarkinG
  • TRUSTWORTHY TUMMLER
  • GADABOUT
  • RIPPLE ROUS
  • Whiffle Whaffle Emporium
  • Gadgety gaffer
  • GADABOUT
  • RIPPLE ROUS
  • Whiffle Whaffle Emporium
  • Gadgety gaffer
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  • Whooperups
    Phrase: “Inferior, noisy singers”, used
    liberally today during karaoke sessions
  • Mafficking
    Noun: An excellent word that
    means getting rowdy in the streets
  • Butter upon bacon
    Phrase: Something that
    is extravagant/decadent
  • Nanty Narking
    Phrase: A tavern term, popular from
    1800 to 1840, that meant great fun
  • Afternoonified
    Noun: Society word meaning “smart.”
  • Tickety boo
    Phrase: All good/pretty fine
  • Mad as Hops
    Phrase: Someone who
    is wonderfully excitable
  • Cat-lap
    Phrase: A London society
    term for tea and coffee
  • Mind the Grease
    When walking or moving,
    kindly request passage
  • Chuckaboo
    Phrase: A nickname given
    to a close friend
  • SKILAMALINK
    Phrase: An important secret
  • Lollygag
    Verb: To fool around
  • Diction
    The choice and use of words
  • Gadabout
    Noun: a pleaser seeker
  • Whimsical Wayfarer
    A foot traveller that’s embarking
    upon a journey or quest
  • Denizens
    People who occupy an area
  • Whiffle Whaffle Emporium
    A place of commerce known for its
    delightful and whimsical atmosphere
  • Wunderlust
    A strong desire for
    someone to travel
  • BLISSFUL BUMBLEBEE
    Holistic and wellness fanatic
  • Gadgety gaffer
    Noun: sustainability enthusiast
  • RIPPLE ROUSER
    Noun: an entusiastic character
  • TRUSTWORTHY TUMMLER
    Noun: someone who possess a deep
    understanding of sustainability
    principles and environmental issues.