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From greetings to farewells, the English vernacular has altered a great deal since the days of Queen Victoria. Many words and phrases have faded from daily vocabulary. However, MentalFloss proposes there are 56 delightful Victorian slang terms you should be using today.

To improve upon your Victorian language, review the list of slang below!

Bit o' jam

 

Wheedling

 

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Queen's weather

 

Revolvress

 

Butter upon Bacon


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victorianvernacularquizClick image to identify the meanings of these Victorian slang words & phrases?

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Doing the bear

 

Afternoonified

 

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Share your favorite Victorian slang word in a comment below.

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