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Podsnapʹpery

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The etiquette of the fossil gentry, stiff-starched and extremely proper.

“It may not be so in the Gospel according to Podsnappery … but it has been the truth since the foundations of the universe were laid.”—Our Mutual Friend.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pocket an Insult (To)
Pocket Borough (A)
Pocket Judgment (A)
Pocket Pistol (A)
Pocket Pistol (Queen Bess’s)
Poco
Pococurante
Pococurantism
Podgers
Podsnap
Podsnappery
Poe (Edgar Allan)
Poet Squab
Poets (Greek, poieo, to make)
Poets Corner (The)
Poets Laureate
Poetaster
Poetical
Poetical Justice
Poetry on the Greek Model
Pogram