Posts Tagged ‘hunger’

What is a Hand and Pocket Shop?

An eating house, where ready money is paid for what is called for.

In 1811 slang, what is cupboard love?

Per the 1811 dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue: CUPBOARD LOVE. Pretended love to the cook, or any other person, for the sake of a meal. My guts cry cupboard; i.e. I am hungry