Posted on: 19 September 2015

Thugs in the School of Industry, Jubblepoor - 1863
William Simpson, 1823–1899, British

Watercolor, gouache and graphite on thick, cream, smooth wove paper.

Source: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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Where are the thugs?

" THUG" - Topical word , recently used in the context of the Clock-Making School boy in Texas. An Indian origin rapper stepped-in to explain the etymology to Americans. ( )

Thug is an Invented word by the brits

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