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Thursday, September 15, 2011
Fun Facts -- Regency Terminology
~ Abigail -- a lady's maid
~ Black pudding -- sausage made with blood.
~ Bob -- slang for shilling.
~ Climbing boy -- a boy who climbed chimney's to clean them.
~ Expectations -- strong likelihood of inheriting wealth.
~ Gig -- a one-horse carriage.
~ Joseph -- a sort of old-fashioned, long riding coat for women with buttons down the front.
~ Knock up -- wake someone up by banging on their door.
~ Quiz -- a peculiar person or thing.
~ Small clothes -- knee breeches (also referring to men's undies)