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Victorian Slang of the Week

Volume 1, A-G, J.E.Lighter Editor

Volume 1, A-G, J.E.Lighter Editor

cabby–cabdriver. This is a little surprising to me. I’d figure this would have a much later beginning, but it goes back as far as 1852, in England. The next reference was new York, 1865.

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  1. I would have guessed the 1920’s. Thanks for setting us straight, Denise.

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