A is for Alchemy, Science's emo elder brother

B is for Brass
C is for Corsets, or Cyborgs, or cyborgs in corsets
D is for Damask, Decanter, and Daguerreotypes
E is for Engine, steam of course
F is for Flying-Machine
G is for Gears, Gauges, and Gadgets
H is for Helium
I  is for Imperial
is for Jules (Verne)
K is for Knickers, Knobs and knobs in knickers
L  is for Leather (brown)
M is for Muttonchops, Machines, and Mankind
N is for Never was, but should have been
O is for Opium
P  is for Parasols, Pistols, and Petticoats
Q is for Queen, of course
R is for Revisionist (Alternate) History
S is for Spectacles
T is for Test tubes, Tin-Plating, and Tarts
U is for Uniforms -- love a gal or a guy in one!
V is for Victoriana, the prettiest ugly stuff around
W is for Wells, H.G.
X is for X-rays and Xenon Gas
Y is for Young Edwardians
Z is for Zepplin, and for zzzzzzzzs ... Good-Night!

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Comment by Lia Keyes on April 5, 2011 at 5:27pm
Thank you for sharing this, Stephanie! Hope you will continue to contribute posts to the SWAG blog, too. Be sure to include a link at the bottom for those who'd like to visit your blog in person. :)
Comment by James McShane on April 6, 2011 at 7:33am
This is wonderful. Thank you very much :-)
Comment by Stephanie Abbott on April 6, 2011 at 5:09pm
Glad you liked it! I had fun writing it.
Comment by David Haugh on April 9, 2011 at 2:12am

Hi Stephanie, your ABC's set off random thoughts while staying up too late. Additions might include;

B is for Brass all shiny and new,

E is for Engine, steam of course, with rods and pistons galore,

F is for Flying-Machine, see Infernal

H is for Helium and Hydrogen too,

I is for Imperial and Infernal (see Flying-Machine)

O is for Opium, their drug of choice

S is for Spectacles, binocular or not

W is for Wells, H.G. and for War

X is for X-Rays and Xenon Gas as well as Xylophone gas powered of course

Y is for Young Edwardians and Old Edwards too

Thanks for sharing. Dave H

Comment by Stephanie Abbott on April 9, 2011 at 12:56pm
@David Hough: thanks for the additions!  Fun stuff indeed.


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