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Quote | To Glimm

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To glimm as defined by Reynolds’s News; Dublin, Sunday May 24, 1891

“Do you know what ‘glimmin’ is? It is the task performed by poverty-stricken men and boys in the streets of running to open carriage-doors for the people who are coming out of the theatres.”

via Is there a rack where disused words are hung? | Actonbooks.

2 comments on “Quote | To Glimm

  1. hitandrun1964
    05/03/2015

    Didn’t know that, of course. 🙂

  2. First Night Design
    05/08/2015

    Nor I. Fabulous term.

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