Random Quote #44 topic: vulgar-tongue, Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, Grose, Francis, 1731-1791

KNOWING ONES. Sportsmen on the turf, who from
experience and an acquaintance with the jockies, are supposed
to be in the secret, that is, to know the true merits or
powers of each horse; notwithstanding which it often happens
that the knowing ones are taken in.


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