Monday, December 13, 2010

Late on Etymonday: The Canting Crew

My favorite lexicographer, Erin McKean writes in the Boston Globe about a reprint of a slang dictionary from 1699. Look in the title of the original for "Canting Crew."

Go directly to the web-version of the book here at archive.org.

Get a copy of Gary Gygax's book The Canting Crew at Amazon or Noble Knight Games.

And here's something called The Rhymes of the Canting Crew from around 1536.

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