Larrikins’ use of offensive language was a common cause of complaint in colonial towns and cities. This 1892 letter to the editor of the Marlborough Express calls on the police to make examples of one or two offenders to deter others.
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Reference: Marlborough Express, 6 May 1892, p. 2
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