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HUMOURS/HUMORS OF ... Brendan Breathnach (1996) says the word 'humours' in a title denotes character, mood and exuberance of spirit. It has also been described as a whim, fancy or caprice. It is used only in combination with a placename and always precedes it. "The Humours of Dublin" and "The Humours of Billingsgate" can be found in London dance music collections as far back as the mid-18th century.

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