Don't forget chit
Posted by Molly on July 05, 1998 at 15:47:17:
In response to Impolite Conversation: Need Regency "guy talk" info, written by Genette on July 05, 1998 at 09:59:57
A common term for young women, God knows why.
Georgette Heyer got a great deal of her information on this topic from a work called Life in London by Pierce Egan, which was published in 1821 and includes wonderful pictures by Cruikshank as well as text full of slang. It is a bit hard to find, but a university library might be of assistance.
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