Friday, 17 April 2015
An A - Z of Victorian Crime and Culture - H is for...
H is for - Hard Labour... Most longer sentences included an element of hard labour, which was exactly what it sounds like. Adults and children were put to work on anything from breaking rock, to the crank and other similar machines aimed at breaking them by hard work.
H is for - Heavy wet... somebody who drinks excess of malt whiskey becomes wetter, heavier and more stupid with each drink.
H is for - Half inch... to pinch or steal - cockney rhyming slang.
The voices inside my head have finally started, once again. I have been struggling with how to adapt the work I have already under...
The old Borough map circa 1860 Looking towards 'The King & Crown' Inn from St Martins West The original Leicester In...
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