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Today I was reading a George Orwell essay (Such, Such Were the Joys.) and a character says "The whole trouble with you prostitution penalty is that you're bone and horn idle".
David reports, "A young lady in our office was recently referred to as 'Treacle'.
Deuce is the 2 in a pack of cards and refers to 200.Oh and by the way, the most common nomenclature for the police in south east London is 'the Filth' Pat Woods provides the following link that I should think is definitive:.There is a very detailed first-hand account of this incident at the Free Settler or Felon web site.How did the word "cabbage" come to be used as an expression for a party?Sam says: In the days of English old money, there was no such thing as a 'Two bob bit' If you had one then it was bent (illegal implying that the person was trying to pass you off as Ginger Beer (Queer).David adds: Diamond geezer is a man who is an OK sort of chap (a rough diamond geezer implying that he is one of the lads.One record suggests he had 7 previous convictions.Lincoln asks: I came to work here in the UK about 9 months ago, and since then have often heard reference to "wide boys." While I understand what the meaning is from context, what is the origin of this term?A full suit would require 9 yards of material to be made properly, which meant some waste, something only wealthy people could afford.Prison art lecturer Fiona Cocks, who put the exhibition together, said that the public will often see things as offensive when they are just challenging perceptions.I only presume it goes like this.Owen has entered the match with: "As far as I am aware 'two bob' means twit, shit or similar.It later came to be applied to any situation where something was either missing or broken or busted.In March 1826 he threw his frock over a keg of spirits and attempted to steal it while at his usual work of wheeling coals.It could be Germanic in origin as we have a lot of such words in Northumbrian dialect and would explain the occurrence with Afrikaans.
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Sounds more plausible to me than a big breakfast - not a lot of bacon in the desert.
Sales were accompanied by heavy duty Cockney banter.James says that ha'penny dip is slang for tip.John replies: A residence is known as a gaff, pad, or drum. .Once he was married he was described as a "dealer".Heard from Bob from Ilford who says that this expression meant very, very his capitals, not mine drunk.To one who is "More Rogue than Fool especially to a servant that seemed foolish. .David adds: It is a reference to the "birds and the bees" which is what you tell your children when they ask about sex.Sparky agrees: Room 101 is the dreaded torture room that Smith is sent. .An administrative error lists her as being ordered on board the Neptune.From The Word Detective ( m There are a whole slew of possible origins of "dressed to the nines meaning to be dressed in an elegant or elaborate fashion.
In August 2004 he made the news again because he put four paintings in an annual prisoners' art show at Darwin's Fannie Bay Gaol that were considered a bit rude by some people, one showed a naked woman with her legs spread and another showed.