Re: It's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide


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Escrito por Al Feldstein desde 12.213.224.58 (?) el día domingo, 15 de julio, 2007 a las 00:04:31 horas :

En respuesta a: It's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide escrito por Vernon Don desde 24.67.253.209 (px4ht.ok.shawcable.net) el día sábado, 07 de julio, 2007 a las 19:01:59 horas :

For anyone that's interested, the phrase is in Cockney slang...and translates as follows:

"crackers"...insane, crazy, stupid
"slip"...offer
'rozzer"...policeman, cop
"the dropsy"...bribe money
"in snide"...in public

Thus...

"It's stupid to offer bribe money to a cop in public!"

MAD-ly yours,
Al Feldstein
Retired Editor: MAD Magazine (1956-1984)
www.alfeldstein.com



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