Exile Bibliophile

Adventures in Book Collecting

He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.

—P.G. Wodehouse (via overlookpress)

Exile Bibliophile

—Accent Challenge - Nebraska, Montana, and a little OK and TX

Alright, so a great tumblr I follow is collecting accents which has been fun to listen to, so I’m playing along.  Here’s mine with their word list, and a very brief reading from John R. Stilgoe’s Outside Lies Magic.  

houghtonlib:

Nobbes, Robert, 1652-1706? The compleat troller, or, The art of trolling : with a description of all the utensils, instruments, tackling, and materials requisite thereto, with rules and directions how to use them, 1682.
F 558.2 (B)*
Houghton Library, Harvard University

houghtonlib:

Nobbes, Robert, 1652-1706? The compleat troller, or, The art of trolling : with a description of all the utensils, instruments, tackling, and materials requisite thereto, with rules and directions how to use them, 1682.

F 558.2 (B)*

Houghton Library, Harvard University