Sunday, August 31, 2014

FW 1.75e --ALP's femininity--

1.75a: I've an eye on queer Behan and old Kate and the butter, trust me...
1.75b: The sternwheel's crawling strong. I seen your missus in the hall...
1.75c: Bald Tib does be yawning and smirking cats' hours on the Pollockses'...
1.75d: If you only were there to explain the meaning, best of men...
1.75e: She was flirtsome then and she's fluttersome yet. She can second...
1.75f: News, news, all the news. Death, a leopard, kills fellah in Fez...
1.75g: There'll be bluebells blowing in salty sepulchres the night...

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FDV: "And it's herself that's fine too, don't be talking, and fond of the concertina of an evening:"

She was flirtsome then and she's fluttersome yet.

She can second a song

second: to sing second voice to (a singer or song)

and adores a scandal when the last post's gone by.

last post: bugle call at a burial or at the end of day

Fond of a concertina and pairs passing


when she's had her forty winks for supper

colloquial forty winks: a short nap [wiki]

after kanekannan and abbely dimpling

AngloIrish colcannon: an Irish dish of potatoes, cabbage and scallions mixed with butter and milk (from Irish cál ceannfhionn)


apple dumpling

and is in her merlin chair assotted,

merlin chair: an invalid wheelchair invented by J.J. Merlin


reading her Evening World.

Evening World: a New York City newspaper, 1887-1931 [wiki]

To see is it smarts, full lengths or swaggers.

smart: (of clothing) stylish

full-length coat

swagger coat: a type of three-quarter-length woman's coat (fashionable in the 1930s)


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