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Victorian Slang of the Week

 

bender—to drink hard or greedily, a carousal or a spree, 1845.  “He went on a big bender after losing his job.”

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2 Comments

  1. Denise Eagan says:

    I am so going on a victorian bender if this winter weather doesn’t get better!

  2. I always thought of this as a more modern comment! Interesting!

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