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  • boozer is sort of like crapper, in that it can refer either to the place or the actor

    September 24, 2009

  • Yes, here a boozer is a person. I was just trying to get into the British spirit.

    September 23, 2009

  • Shoreditch was home to the Theatre and the Curtain, the first two theatres in (post-Roman) England. He and his whole company would have had to refresh themselves after a hard evening's acting.

    September 23, 2009

  • In "Waxie's Dargle," the "boozer" is the pub. But in the U.S., the few times I've heard the term, it refers to a person.

    September 23, 2009

  • does "boozer" not refer to a person in Aussie vocabulary? it does in North America, and the image is considerably more delicious thereby

    September 23, 2009

  • According to Wikiwhatsit, William Shakespeare frequented a Shoreditch boozer.

    August 16, 2009

  • what's intriguing is whether it could possibly be as dreary as it sounds

    August 16, 2009