forfeits in a barber's shop." They exist to this day in some, perhaps in many village shops. They are penalties for handling the razors, &c. ; offences very likely to be committed by lounging clowns, waiting for their turn to be scraped on a Saturday...
The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the ... - Page 119
by Robert Forby - 1830 - 281 lehte
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