[Ravensfort] gongfermer

John Reuter brian_the_french_norman at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 27 20:06:46 PDT 2007

  "Cotswold Privies" by Mollie Harris and Sue Chapman
(Hogarth Press, London 1984) for a full, complete and
satisfying definition of the word.
In short, a gongfermer is the poor (but well-paid) 
lad who cleaned out the privies in th 1400's.  

Brian  (o)

Read the Quoth and you may learn something.

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