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Folk-phrases of four counties (Glouc., Staff., Warw., Worc.) gathered from unpublished MMS, and oral tradition.

G. F. Northall

Folk-phrases of four counties (Glouc., Staff., Warw., Worc.) gathered from unpublished MMS, and oral tradition.

by G. F. Northall

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Published by Henry Frowde in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsEnglish Dialect Society.
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This children's taunt was first listed in 'Folk Phrases of Four Counties' () by G.F. Northall and is first attested in the United States in 'Miss Lindsey' () by S.G. Gibbons. Asked in. Similarly, another publication for the English Dialect Society, the Folk Phrases of Four Counties (Glouc., Staff., Warw., Worc.) sourced this to Warwickshire: Her's the cat's mother. Warw. Said to one who uses the possessive her of the third person instead of the nominative she.

  Yet this next quotation is from a book about the folk phrases of four West Midlands counties (Gloucs., Warks., Staffs. & Worcs.) G. F. Northall Folk-phrases 7 As big as a bee’s knee. Full text of "A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words, Colloquialisms, Etc " See other formats.

G.F. Northall Folk-Phrases of Four Counties As rough as a bear’s backside. Western Dly Press 27 Dec. 4/6: In the traditional ‘rough as a badger’ style, villagers of Ilchester [ ] joined in a Christmas badger supper. Exeter & Plymouth Gaz. 23 Aug. 4/3: Rough as a badger, Walter is, with gurt hands like a shoulder o. B.G. Ferris Utah & Mormons The object is to keep the women and babies, as much as possible, apart, and prevent those terrible cat-fights which sometimes occur, with all the accompaniments of Billingsgate, torn caps, and broken broom-sticks.: Pacific Spectator 3 Finally she can involve herself in a screaming catfight with Mrs. Kendall, and in the course of it Mr. Palmer.


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[G F. Last but not least G. Northall's Folk Phrases of Four Counties (), builds upon Huntley's work and reminds us that many familiar phrases such as 'stick and stones may break my bones' had their root in this :   Last but not least Folk-phrases of four counties book.

Northall's Folk Phrases of Four Counties (), builds upon Huntley's work and reminds us that many familiar phrases such as 'stick and stones may break my bones' had their root in this area. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book Author: John Smyth, Richard Webster Huntley, G.F.

Northall. Folk-phrases of four counties (Glouc., Staff., Warw., Worc.): gathered from unpublished mss. and oral tradition by G.F. Northall published for the English Dialect Society by Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press Warehouse, Author: G.

Northall. This children’s taunt was first listed in Folk Phrases of Four Counties() by G. Northall and is first attested in the United States in Miss Lindsey () by S. Gibbons. The Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins(Morris & Morris, /)also notes that.

This book brings together the work of three pioneer historians who took the trouble to record what they heard spoken in the area. In chronological terms, the first was John Smyth, of Nibley (), steward to the Berkeleys ().

His manuscript is datedbut he made amendments throughout his life, the last of which are dated The manuscript was published in under the. Last but not least G. Northall's Folk Phrases of Four Counties (), builds upon Huntley's work and reminds us that many familiar phrases such as 'stick and stones may break my bones' had their root in.

Meaning: A physical attack may hurt me but I'll not be hurt by cruel words or name-calling. Background: This expression is first attested in Folk-phrases of Four Counties by GF Northall, published in for the English dialect society. This appears to have been a collection of sayings from the English counties of Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of English folk-rhymes, A Warwickshire Word-Book, English Folk RhymesFolk-phrases of four counties (Glouc., Staff., Warw., Worc.) gathered from unpublished MMS, and.

Full text of "A glossary of words and phrases used in S.E. Worcestershire, together with some of the sayings, customs, superstitions, charms, &c.

common in that district" See other formats. 2, English Phrases and Sayings - each one explained. A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. A bunch of fives. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link. A change is as good as a rest.

A countenance more in sorrow than in anger. A Daniel come to judgement. A diamond in the rough. A diamond is forever.

A different kettle of fish. Northall recorded a variant with a different meaning in Folk-Phrases of Four Counties (Gloucestershire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire)(): Her’s the cat’s mother. Warwickshire. Said to one who uses the possessive ‘her’ of the third person instead of the nominative ‘she.’.

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Meaning: An event that produces a bad experience is sensibly avoided thereafter. Origins and History: Various expressions with much the same meaning have appeared in English since before the time of Chaucer – such as “A burnt child dreads the fire” () – and William Caxton’s translation of Aesop’s fables () contains at least two stories with the same.

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– English Proverb 2 Universities like to perceive themselves as places of culture in a chaotic world. Indeed it. 'Sticks and stones (and bricks) may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.' 'This children's taunt was first listed in 'Folk Phrases of Four Counties' by G.F. Northall inand is first attested in the United States in 'Miss Lindsey' by S.G.

Gibbons.' I never really liked this adage. This children's taunt was first listed in 'Folk Phrases of Four Counties' () by G.F. Northall and is first attested in the United States in 'Miss Lindsey' () by S.G. Gibbons.

This children's taunt was first listed in 'Folk Phrases of Four Counties' () by G.F. Northall and is first attested in the United States in 'Miss Lindsey' () by S.G.

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Guttierez, a Spanish physician, who wrote a book on "Fascination" in the yearstates that children of that country wore amulets against the evil eye. ↑ Northal, "Folk Phrases of Four Counties,"