Historical Word Wednesday

Historical Word Wednesday – Fart Catcher

Wednesday'sFart Catcher


–Cant for a valet or footman due to his walking behind his master or mistress.

I am not making this up. 🙂

Cant is slang spoken in London, primarily by thieves, during the 18th and early 19th centuries.

Source: 18th Century and Regency Thieves’ Cant


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