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Colloquial Equivalents

Colloquial Equivalents. Papa. "Now, my dear girls, your brother is receiving a most expensive education, and I think that while he is at home for the holidays you should try to learn something from him." Emily. "So we do, 'Pa. We've learnt that a boy who cries is a 'blub,' that a boy who works hard is a 'swot'" — Flora. "Yes, and that anybody you don't Like is a 'cad;' and we know the meaning of 'grub,' 'prog,' and a 'wax!'"

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Colloquial Equivalents. Papa. "Now, my dear girls, your brother is receiving a most expensive education, and I think that while he is at home for the holidays you should try to learn something from him." Emily. "So we do, 'Pa. We've learnt that a boy who cries is a 'blub,' that a boy who works hard is a 'swot'" —  Flora. "Yes, and that anybody you don't Like is a 'cad;' and we know the meaning of 'grub,' 'prog,' and a 'wax!'"