June 2017 Meeting

June 11- "Jane Austen and Her Toad-Eaters" by Erynn Moss

The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue has listed as one of its entries, “Toad Eater: A poor female relation, and humble companion, or reduced gentlewoman, in a great family, the standing butt, on whom all kinds of practical jokes are played off, and all ill humours vented.” Join us JASNA-Greater Louisville member Erynn Moss takes a look at some of Jane Austen’s most notable toad-eaters!
The meeting will be held at Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY 40207, from 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.