14 Victorian Insults To Unleash In Casual Conversation

How to swear like a 19th-century street urchin.

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Sources: Passing English Of The Victorian Era by J. Redding Ware, TLucretius.net, Dialect of Mid-Yorkshire by C Clough Robinson, Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words by James Halliwell, Joseph Wright’s English Dialect Dictionary, and Robert Hunter’s Encyclopedic Dictionary.

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