Thursday, September 25, 2008

Archival lingo

Drawing on the field research of encyclopedist Professor Bertram Potts, I'm freshening up on my 1941 street slang:











To view the complete research report, see Ball of Fire (Howard Hawks, 1941)

3 comments:

Winter Bicycles said...

I'm integrating "plenty gestanko" into my lexicon.

Seems we have company:
http://cheek.blogspot.com/2005/06/slang-tutorial.html

l'il hateful said...

"Two ply poke"??? That sounds a little racy, even for Hawks.

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