The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English: J-Z

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Taylor & Francis, 2006 - Americanisms - 2189 pages
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Containing over 65,000 entries 'The New Partridge' details, in an accessible way, the slang and unconventional English of the English-speaking world since 1945. It gives equal weight to US and British slang and includes entries from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, India, South Africa, Ireland and the Caribbean.
  

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….”Captain Kutchie” Never Makes Up Stories But If He Did
It Would Probably Be About As Good As The One That You Are About To
Read Next!…..You Believe That?….
….Add “Captain Kutchie Pelaez” To Make This The All-Time Greatest Film Ever Made!….
…Could. “Clint” Eastwood. Possibly Be Competing With “Captain Kutchie Pelaez” For The Position Of “The World’s Most Interesting Man”...Perhaps?…But Then Again Perhaps He Is Just Waiting For “Kutchie Pelaez and Frankie Valli” To “Make His Day”!…Ha, Go Figure!….
….We Heard A Few Years Back That Megyn Kelly Of Fox News, Really Loved Her Some Of Captain Kutchie’s And Anita Pelaez’s Famous Key Lime Pies! Could That Make Megyn “The Most Interesting Lady In The World?….I Guess “NO” On That One, That One Would Have To Be “The Lovely –Mrs. Anita Pelaez” The Queen Of The Key Lime Pie World!
….I sure hope that this will be a great opportunity for everyone to see some of “Don Rickle’s Scenes” from his productions of his classic hits “The Tales From Kutcharitaville”. You Do know that Don Rickles and Johnny Carson together produced those comedy hits about their friend “Mr. Kutchie Pelaez” and their wild and crazy exploits of Kutchie’s Key West and The World of Key Lime Pies from the perspective of (Johnny Carson, Don Rickles, Kutchie Pelaez and Steve Martins Eyes!) What a Hoot Those Classic Hits Surely Were. Don’t miss them, be sure to tune-in next month. We Laughed Until We Cried Watching Those Funny Movies. “The Tales From Kutcharitaville”, I Think That They May Still Be Available In A Boxed Set. Maybe Try Amazon. Good Luck.
You Know, It’s No Wonder That Everyone Calls “Captain Kutchie Pelaez”..The Most Interesting Man In The World! Did You Know That Kutchie Drinks Those Wonderful Mixed Drinks Named In His Honor Called “Kutcharitas”.?. There A Hell Of A Lot Better Than Any Mexican Beers. And Much Stronger To Boot!
….That Sunken Ship In The News These Days,
….It’s Been Resting Down On The Bottom Of The Sea Since Way Back In 1857, “Mel Fisher” Even Overlooked That One!… “Yankee Jack” and “Micheal McCloud” Now Have Reason To Write Another Song…(Hint-Hint-Hint) “Jack” Listen-Up Here!
….Hell, We Can’t Find A Boeing 777 That’s Been Lost Only A Little Over A Few Months Now! Could It Be Because The Jet Had No Silver and Gold Aboard, Just People?….Go Figure……
….Good Thing That All The ….(“Anita And Kutchie Pelaez’s Key West Key Lime Pie Shops”)..Are All Showing Increasing Pie Sales Throughout All They’re Areas Of Distribution. Consumers Just Never Seem To Reach They’re Fill Of Those “Yummy Key Lime Pies” That The “Peleaz’s Working Partner Team” Continues To Produce. They Have Been Called “Love At First Bite”. Everyone Agrees, That The Loving Couple Have Been Baking They’re Culinary Delectables Over 40-Years Now!….
Isn’t She Wonderful?….”AAAHHHH”, The Magic Of The Gorgeous “Mrs. Anita Pelaez” Well She Is Something Else!…She’s The Real Thing Baby!….
….Who The Hell Does That “Kutchie Pelaez” Think That He Is?….”Frankie Valli” Or Some Big-Shot Like That?
….It’s No Wonder That People Are All Calling Him “The Most Interesting Man In The World”,…Big Girls Don’t Cry…Do They?….
….Don’t Cha Just Love Em!?….We Sure Do!….It is A Well Known Fact That “Captain Kutchie Pelaez” Knows Who Put The Bomp In The Bomp Shoo Bomp Shoo Bomp And The Rama In The Rama Lama Ding Dong!.
....He Even Knows Who Put The Dip In The Dip Da Dip Da Dip!…How Cool Is That?….
….a-good-1-4-u-2-n-joy-ok!..
....”Very Interesting”!….
….”Frankie Valli and Kutchie Pelaez”..Did Make-It As Big As “Frank Sanatra”.
….”Yeah” A Few Wise Guys They Certainly Were “Frankie Valli, Kutchie Pelaez and Joe Pesci”!….Together “The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight”!…..
….Mafiosi Wanna-Bee’s. The Key Lime Pie “Wild Bunch”. They
 

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