Oct 30, 2015 Below are the definitions for these Victorian The information comes courtesy of Chambers Slang who is either too young to have had sex or
Oct 25, 2011 Victorian slang a guide to sexual Victorian terms by Magda Knight Victorian slang is littered with weird and wonderful references to hankypanky, and
The line about closing ones's eyes and thinking of England may (but this is only a guess) be a fairly early postVictorian construct about Victorian sexual mores. It sounds most unlike anything the dear Queen would have said herself.
In 1909, writing under the pseudonym James Redding Ware, British writer Andrew Forrester published Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase. " Thousands of words and phrases in existence in 1870 have drifted away, or changed their forms, or been absorbed, while as many have been
Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase, by J. Redding Ware; 1909; Routledge, London.
Victorian women only thought of sex as a means to producing children and caged themselves from neck to foot in stiff crinoline and whalebone. The neoPuritanical Victorian era lasted as long as the reign of Queen Victoria did, ; it was a time when a woman had to wear bathing garments for convention's sake even in the