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The Crime Writer's Guide to Police Practice and Procedure

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

A short review Michael O’Byrne’s The Crime Writer’s Guide to Police Practice and Procedure

The first English Dictionary of Slang 1699 Review

Monday, October 4th, 2010

My copy of The first English Dictionary of Slang 1699 reprinted by the Bodleian Library arrived in the post today and a willing-tit of a book it is too. The introduction is interesting covering the dating of its first printing, who B.E. Gentleman (the mysterious author) might have been and other topics.  The original preface […]

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