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The Term Blockhead_Sydney Morning Herald_9 August 1938_p7.pdf
This newspaper article from the Sydney Morning Herald dates the colloquialism ‘blockhead’ to the eighteenth century, when hats became popular and every man would have a block for his hat. The custom of tipping one’s hat as a…
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