Kōrero: City children and youth

Bad-mouthed larrikins

Bad-mouthed larrikins

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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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Marlborough Express, 6 May 1892, p. 2

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'City children and youth - Bad behaviour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/21964/bad-mouthed-larrikins (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010