56 Victorian Slang Terms That We Should Definitely Bring Back. Guaranteed To You A Gigglemug. In 1909, British author Andrew Forrester wrote a reference book titled: 'Passing English of the Victorian era, a dictionary of heterodox English, slang and phrase'.
Compiled below, you'll find the 56 best Victorian slang terms from Forrester's book. These should definitely start making a comeback. 1. Arfarfan'arf A figure of speech used to describe drunken men. 2. This phrase originated in London in 1882, and means “perfect, complete, unapproachable.” 3. Awesome Steampunk Interior Design At Truth Cafe In South Africa. These copper pipes, gears and steel railings are not from the interior of an ironclad battleship or WWI factory – they‘re part of the brilliant interior steampunk design of Truth Coffee‘s cafe in Cape Town.
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Artist Travis Durden took this idea to an artistic level, using digital technology to sculpt five Star Wars figures out of faux-marble. I Make Robot Lamps From Found Objects. It’s an obsession to scout around for old electronics, appliances, other people’s junk really or scavenge at scrap yards and take unrelated found objects, take them apart and build something totally new from scratch.
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Even our most seemingly solid theories are based on incomplete records and fragments of information often translated from dead languages for which we have no real context. Lovecraft and Tesla team up. Russian Artist Igor Verniy, Creates Steampunk Animals From Old Car Parts, Watches And Electronics. Russian Steampunk Motorcycle. Bring Back Victorian Science with this Lego Lovelace, Babbage, and Analytical Engine Steampunk Boba Fett. Geek Chic Luxury Board Game Tables. True Fabrications Rustic Farmhouse Key Bottle Opener. HO fhtagn! Detailed model railroad layout recreates HP Lovecraft's Arkham / Boing Boing. Model railroader John Ott has devoted years to creating a fantastically detailed, HO-scale recreation of Arkham, the site of HP Lovecraft's horror stories, complete with model railroad engines and historically accurate cars.
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The bike parts create intricate shadow patterns and make the underpass look truly surreal.