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    22 Intensely Pleasurable Old Words We Need To Bring Back

    Come on swill-bellies, let's get tossicated. Compiled by @HaggardHawks.

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    Rebecca Hendin / Thinkstock / BuzzFeed / Via Francis Grose, Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, 1811 fromoldbooks.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Eric Partridge, Dictionary of the Underworld 1949 books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Eric Partridge, Dictionary of the Underworld 1949 books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present, Vol 7, 1890) archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang 1973, books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898, archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via The Works of Francis Rabelais Vol 1, books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via OED, Merriam-Webster merriam-webster.com

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang, 1973 books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang, 1973 books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words Vol 1, 1852 books.google.co.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via Dictionary of the Scots Language 2004 dsl.ac.uk

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    Rebecca Hendin / Thinkstock / BuzzFeed / Via The Online Scots Dictionary, scots-online.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via JR Ware, Passing English of the Victorian Era 1909, archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via English Dialect Dictionary, 1898 archive.org

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    Rebecca Hendin / BuzzFeed / Via A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words Vol. 2 1852, books.google.co.uk

    For more of this sort of thing, follow @HaggardHawks, which is the work of Paul Anthony Jones, author of Word Drops.

    CORRECTION

    In an earlier version of this post we misspelled "frobly-mobly". Sorry!

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