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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Rig’dum Fun’nidos,
 
in Carey’s burlesque of Chrononhotonthologos.   1
   Rigdum Funnidos. A sobriquet given by Sir Walter Scott to John Ballantyne, his publisher. So called because he was full of fun. (1776–1821.)   2
        “A quick, active, intrepid little fellow, … full of fun and merriment, … all over quaintness and humorous mimicry, … a keen and skilful devotee of all manner of field-sports from fox-hunting to badger-baiting inclusive.”—Lockhart.
 


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