Daily Dose of Samuel Johnson: QUAFFER & more

My Word of the Day

To QUAFFER (QUA’FFER) v.n. [a low word, I suppose, formed by chance.]To feel out. This seems to be the meaning.

Ducks, having larger nerves that come into their bills than geese, quaffer and grope out their meat the most. Derham.

Recent references to QUAFFER on Twitter

@SpiessensVicky @xanderberkeley @legitDottieO @Leesi_Girl @JDMorgan @StevenOgg @austin_amelio @aanolei @smoking_reedus… https://t.co/19lhKHOwSW

@laurielcalhoun @craig_steger The Koolaid quaffer being Krugman…

@RoryLeigh1 Lovely quaffer of a after work beer @neonraptorbrew https://t.co/mzoP77MAqw

@McaraJohn @PeatWorrier Fair cop. BTW: did anyone ever say your now the spit of a young Orson Welles – the “Citizen Kane” vers… https://t.co/iE2RNWLVFE

@bigtopliquors La Vieille Ferme all types only $5.99! Lowest price in town – best summer quaffer. https://t.co/HLUtlLPlW8 https://t.co/rONaWbmYaW

@sajithpai @ShoaibDaniyal @spignal Yup, it isnt like having Marathi signboards alone will mean 10-15% jump in sales. Yes, univ… https://t.co/NXk1OmekKO

@SpiessensVicky @KaraNUFC That is hilarious 😂😂😂😂 we always say he wears a dead guinea pig on his head…now that is a roadkill quaf… https://t.co/0pg8rkNnhX

@SpiessensVicky @PaperPie @kat3796 @Eleigh_GG @RoodJood @KaraNUFC @xanderberkeley @Butteredcup @YlleRuus @Miss_1999 @Brittwolf24… https://t.co/vkzQn5ovC5

@Merely_Chris So, it’s not the worlds greatest beer, but as a session quaffer it’s cracking. – Drinking a FF Lekker Met Je Bek In… https://t.co/11slvRdShF

@ObaJaiyeoba Being prudent doesn’t mean you are poverty stricken.

"For the quaffer and glutton become poor, and drowsiness clot… https://t.co/aBjfVcVyp2

@thetomelier Rosé is often seen as a sickly sweet wine of yesteryear or a summer garden party quaffer, but why not try it with f… https://t.co/V1AVwJsWdf

@SpiessensVicky @xanderberkeley @KaraNUFC @Cecinatrix @Butteredcup @PaperPie @YlleRuus @Miss_1999 @Brittwolf24 @kat3796 @RoodJood… https://t.co/Cu9tghB8Mn

Recent references to Samuel Johnson on Twitter

@Allie1Spencer Just realised that when I read anything by Samuel Johnson, I hear it in Robbie Coltrane’s voice https://t.co/mNODzV6NvI

@danielflahie “Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance” ~Samuel Johnson

@rreecemd As Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) cogently noted “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.” https://t.co/ncrm2kNWzy

@brianjtrautman "Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel." – Samuel Johnson, 1775 #FlagDay

@Hanratty1Mike "Be not too hasty to trust or admire the teachers of morality; they discourse like angels but they live like men."… https://t.co/jFGtViDU8y

@noloyy31 Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson #samueljohnson

@yorkshiretere Self confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings. Samuel Johnson #samueljohnson

@prometheus69696 "Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance." ~ Samuel Johnson Be patient in all your endeavour… https://t.co/e7YT0LIvoR

@RodSinstack Men are wise in proportion not to their experience but to their capacity for experience. – Samuel Johnson

@warsonapoleon “Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful jest.” – Samuel Johnson

@DebbieWysocki "To be Happy at home is the Result of all Ambition", the end to Which Every Enterprise and Labor Tends, and of Wh… https://t.co/H9NUuV8Vvo

@Travel_NoLetUp "All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if f… https://t.co/i1OWppRpNx

@montenegro_emil #ALDUB152ndWeeksary 😘 @lynieg88 @wengcookie @pinkyfaye @salvadortrish21 @sherrypie18 @radoc_jeana @ALDUBThess16 "M… https://t.co/qfaOLEqxhc

@Yuri_Milkshake YOWL Ep.3 (From My Stream) Yuri Barnes and Samuel Johnson beat DOOM via Count out Star Rating: ???

@NavuluriVRao What are the words of Samuel Johnson (it seems) about patriotism? https://t.co/ei9iYRU8yM

@uk_coins COIN, UNITED KINGDOM, FIFTY PENCE, 50P, SAMUEL JOHNSON, DICTIONARY, 2005 https://t.co/vzdM7CmvH1

@Yuri_Milkshake The matches that will take place on my stream tonight part 1: The Internet Tag Team Champions: Yuri Barnes and Samu… https://t.co/tLNuqBrteH

@JoeyCutless When speculation has done its worse, two and two still make four. -Samuel Johnson

@VonKaldenstein @BootstrapCook Not at all – after Samuel Johnson received honorary doctorates from both Trinity College Dublin and… https://t.co/XmbBujlCIv

@_shesAxel Samuel L. Jackson & Magic Johnson Won’t Invite Jimmy Kimmel on Vacation https://t.co/V2HF2upl10 via @YouTube

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