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John from The Pigeon Club writes:

Myself and a friend of mine have set up a new site selling (different) Dublin style prints. We are mixing Dublin slang/street art and 80’s graphics to come up with something new.

Fair play in fairness.

The Profanisaurus of its day.

From Project Gutenberg’s free to browse online copy of ‘1811 Dictionary in the Vulgar Tongue’ by Captain Francis Grose. Cory Doctorow at BoingBoing selected the beauts above.

Then – bearing in mind that this is the language of the early 19th century British underworld – there’s the ‘Irish’ section:

Oh.

See the whole filthy thing here, you clumpish fribble.

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