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Howdoyoudo!Howd'y!

Hullo!Hi!Hail!

Good man!

Wellmet!

>-, !Holycats!Wellmet!

! (! !) !Hubba-hubba!That'syou!

, Hey,boy

,Hey,kiddo

, , Hey,geezer

, Hey,guy

, Hey,guys

, , Hey,honey,hon

, Hey,cookie,bunny

, Hey, baby

, Hey,buddy

, Hey,buzzard

Goodmorning

( 16.00)Goodaftenoon

Goodevening

Goodnight

?Howarethings? (>Howareyougetting on?)

?What's news?

?Whatdoyou know?

?Whatareyougoing?

?What thehellareyoudoinghere?

?Whathasgonedown?

(, )Wheredoyouhailfrom?

?Whereareyoubeltingnow?

?Areyou allright? (>quitewell?)

?Whyareyou (>so)bugged?

?You're allpissed-offyou're in the

>dolldrums

(,You'vegot akisser allpissed-off

, ) ? (>cut-up)

I'mdog-sick.I'mdog-tired

I'mdead-creased (>Clapper!)

> I'mdog-sick

(>) I'vegot ahard-line

Theweathersucks

Timehangs heavy

()Itgetsmedown

Gottroubles (>crackups,fair-cows)

>aplenty. (>God acan ofworms)

Drag

>Dullsville,yawn

(>I've)Got thebummer

I'mflaking out

I'm offmyfeed.I've theblans.

> I'mdown. Iget itdown.

> Don'tbugme.Stopbuggingme.

()? Youstillgot theblahs

?Shall Iwalkyoupartway?

?Whereareyousnailing?

?Whereareyoushuffling?

I'malreadypartwayhome

Don'tlatch onme

>Getlost

( -)Piss off.Fuck off.Offyougo.Be off.

>Offwithyou.Get off.Get out (ofhere).

>Hand on.

?Where'llwego?

?Whereareyougoing tomaketracksfor?

() Nomatter.Anythinggoes.

, I'vethoughtyou'vegot afat-city

Youalwayshandloose

?You'vegotyourhornbroken?

, I'vecalledyou tojaw

, I'vecalledyou todish

, I'vecalledyou toswoplies

> Itgetsmedown toanswer

And all thatjazz

> Giveme atinkletomorrow

?Whattimeis itnow?

?Howgoes theenemy?

Imustbe off (Imustbegoingnow)

Ihad it on thetip ofmytongue

()I'vemissed atrain (abus)

Hightimewehared off. (>It's themost on

>time tobelt)

I'm in ahurry

( , )Calmdown. (>Come on,forget it)

O'kay.Allright.Deal.

That'sjustwhat Ithought

ͳ !Crickey!Goddgrief!

Agree.Well.Deal.

Deal.Snake on it

?Planningsomething?

!Stilldishingyourfriends?

, ! , ?Hey,buzzard,areyoucloth-eared?

, !Hey,cloth-ears!

- , Didn'tget aload ofwhatyousaid

?

, ?Comeagain!Come on,I'vemissed it.

p!I'msizzling.

! Youhave acase.Cert.Cinch.

, ?Didn'tyoupair (>withsomebody)

Գ!Not asnap!

p (>p)!That'smysib.

?What'shelike?

Thesameaboutme.Sodo I.

Thankyou.Thanks.

Sorry.Begyourpardon.Pardme.

It's allright (>withme)

>!Keen.Cool. Gas.Funky.Nuts.

()Regards toyourbuddies (>folks)

? Am Inotlate?

Myclockisslow.

Theclockhasstopped.

You'vecome on thedot.

Thingsarehumming.

I'veleft tostretchmylegs.

Hardsweatingsuch ahotweather.

>! !It'sfall out!

>

Fiddler,cake-eater

>Fink

>Ding-a-ling,dingbat,shizzy,gonzo.

Geek

>Poorfish,gimpy

, Gormless,dumdum

>, Dropout

>, Drip,wimp

>Cod

Drug-taker,druggy,drugster

Goop

>Chowderhead,guiltybig

>,Butch

, Greep,clutch,con(-man)

Cross-eyed

>Cross-eyed,flacky,lame-brain

Goof-Ball

>Near thebone,niggard

> Burnt-out

,Hotcha,bint,wimp

>, Cussed

>Crud,scumbag

>Dead-neck,block-head,gork,feeb

>,Cookie-pusher

>Clonk.Noodle

>Goof-off

>Bone-idle

Bitch

> Son of abitch

Sucker,motherfucker

>Paisano,gook,funkytype,one-eye

Prune,yawn

Cluck,crackey,crack-brained

Clueless,yo-yo

, ,Kisser,puss

>Pushy

>, Gay,fag,faggot,poovey,nancy

>Cool,keen,out-ofsight,gas,funkey

Sharpie,toughguy

>,, Cookie,floosie,bint

>Klutz

>-, Goose

( )Goodriddance

()!That's acrock!

That'syourbead

Gorblimy

Flackey

( ) Hang on

>, Flipping,fucking

>Chaser,banger,easy-rider,fast-worker

>

Offday

Ilot onyou. Irely onyou.

!You'veleftme in thelurch

It's a (real)pity

(, )Seeyou (>later,tomorrow)

Solong,bye

Goddbye,bye-bye

?Whenshallwecross (>meet)?

> Spareme twominutes

... Iwouldlike (>I'dlike)

?Areyou freetomorrow

?Freethisevening?

!You'recool! (>kenn,tough)

!You're astrangedude!

Tomoparound, tolollaround, tonop

>about, toscrewaround, to fuckaround,

to loungeabout, tolopabout.

Tohave afat-city (>Tobe inclover)

Tobe in thecold

Togeteyepopped (>bugged)withsurprise

>, Togo/getbanana, togogaga, togo

>coocoo, tobe offone'conk

Hedoesn'thave all hisbuttons

, Tophone, tomake acall, togive a

>tinkle, togive abuzz, tomake abuzz 볿Togowith aswingTooverdo

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>?Have atoddle?

, Yeap,decided totake awalk. (tostroll

alittle)

?Have adate? (>Datesomebody)?

?Havebeenwaitinglongforme?

>Quite abit

Wrongtimeyoupick tosaunter

> Thatsucking (>fucking)weatheris akink

>forshuffling (>snailing)

>! !Crap! Themost onweather!

ͳ, ,Crap.Stuff.Dogshit.Bullshit.

>Horseshit.Shit.

. ̳ You,half-assed,youcouldtake amush.

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> () Ahelluvagookaround.

! Watchyourstep,you,hulky.

!

! !Shit,you'vecakedmewithmud

!That's agood andgrottyday!

> Yeah,fuckinggrungy

!Cut it off. (>Stopkvetching)

You'veniggledme upbelly-aching onme.

(>Gotmedownelegizing onme).

䳺 Youget onmynerves

! Bell up.Shut up.Keepyourclappershut.

>Wrap it up.Keepyourtongue.Keepyourmouthshut.

?You'veblownyourcoolforpiece ofcake.

()You'vegot amifffornothing.

!Just ahelluvapeoplearound (>here)

, Iwasnearkicking offbullingthrough the

crowd

What asuckercuppedmygam!

Don'tget (>be) in aflap

(>)You'retoomuchflappable. (highstrung)

>, Bite (on) thebullet

() Iwanted tochuffyou up (tocheeryou up)

Come on,let'shave asmoke

Gotonly aburnt (>butt-end,cig-end)left

Iwant tospend apenny

I'm takenshort

Ineed totake aleak

? You knowanylav (>john,head,craphouse)

>hearby?

,, , Lav,lavatory,double,john,head,crap-

house,hole

?Areyou allright

?See thatbintoverthere?

, (>)?Thatone,with abackkomb?

She's (>good and)hatrack

, Anotherone,asshole

!Painted girl. (>Beddable.Hotcha.)

ͳ, !Nothalf abadsmasher

Pipe-stemlegs

But lookat thatbuns andtits

> She'sgot (>such a)pixy-cut

Such ahootershehas

Shedrivesmenuts (>banana).She'san

>eye-popper

I'vegot ahard-on

() ?Gothorny?

? Wannahave abashather?

Shebashes allright

Ƴ (.)Cunt,pussy

(.)Cock,prick,rod,fallos

, Macho

> Pro,whore,baggage,drab,easy-meat,

(>street)-walker,trull,harlot,hussy,loosefish,mopsy,slut,rig,doxy,wench,minx,punk,strumpet,trollop

³ She'sbedashedme

You'vehad aboob

> Shegaveyou agoodnoser

Youtook alot offlack

, , Thistime,oldbuddy,youdropped a

>clanger

³ Yougang upwithdogslike thatanytime

Iseeyou

ҳ Youonlyfartaroundwith thatgaggle.

> (Youonlyfribbleyourtime)

That's ahelluvablow tomy ego

Idon'tcare adamn (afig)(about it)

- Don'ttouchdirtsomewillrub off

? Haveyou adime?Gottamake abuzz.

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(>) Youalwayshustle (>for) adime.

?Didyougetthem?

Nodice

> Lineisbusy

, , Guis,donnawannadump in (>butt in)

........ ?Whereis ..........street?

.........Howcan Iget to ..........

Threeblocksdown thestreet

> (, )-Take abus (>trolleybus, subway).Get off

' at thefifth stop

?Whatthen?

ϳ Go to thecorner (>Keepgoing to the

>corner).

> ()Take aright (>left)corner (>Turn to the

>right,left)

> ....... Go all thewaydown to ... and change the

line

Gostraight

Yougetlost (>You'velostyourway)

Asksomeoneelse

>- Askmeanother

> Turn acorner

It's agoodwayfromhere

Justround thecorner

Just on that (on theother)side (of the

>street)

It's (>just)across thestreet

Only abrickthrowfromhere

It'swithinhailingdistance

' ? You know (>remember) theway?

!Hurry up!

?Maybewe'lltake abanger (>cab,taxi).

(>Whatabouttaking abanger)?

Atleastoncewecando thegrand

... Wellbe outby ...roubles (>bucks)

()

Thinkbig

ͳ, No,notthisbeat-upjalopy (>crock)

()Hear theenginechunks

Itwillcrack (>conk out)soon

, ?Hackie,you free?

, Hey,guv,make itsnappy

(>)That'sback ofbeyond

!Flat out!

> !Peel out!

That's abunching (>jam) on thestreet

>! ! !Cheezit!

³ Hedriveslike theclappers (Hezings

>likemad)

, Honcho,nowforward

Round thecorner

> Cut thecorner

You (>would)bettergive atip-off in (on)

>time

³ He'sbrakedcold (>clean)(Hestoppedcold)

> Hunky. (>On thedot)

Thinkthat's agoodtip

>Tip

' ?Fivewilldo?

>Deal (>O'Kay)

Toomuch. (>Fatforyou.Finger).

?Let'sgobybus (>take abus)

We'llcrash tobus

Iwasbumped

>

(,Overcrowdedbus (>tram,trolleybus)

>)

Underground, subway,tube

Train

Car (>carriage)

Compartment

?What's thefare?

To sound (>give) thehorn.Tohorn.

Topark acar

>Parking-lot.Lot.

> ( , ..)Toconk out, togo out, toprang out of

>wack, tofritz (out)

> Noparking

Cross

Brock.Town.

> ()Right/lefthangtraffic (>one-way

right/left)

?Dobusesrunhere?

?Ishere a stopnearby?

³ Spare (>vacant)place

> Takenplace

Driver'slicence

>Cop

,Anchor

Had afunky (>dishy)bachyesterday.

?Where?

Mypad

Boosed-up, Ithink

! !Sure.Had aball, realhell-around

I'veblownmymind

> Did (>Had) alot of (ahelluva)babbling

(>jaw-jaw,by-talk,load ofcobblers)

>withguys.

> Had afuckinglot (ahelluva)juice

(>sauce)

> Did amike

> (>We)played thezany (>faked off)

Got tokill thetime (tokill theenemy,

totribble thetime)sometimes

> Watchedsomeblue

Therewas abump ofbints

> ?Bangedany?

, Cheezit!Somecouldgot a click

, ! ! Nodice. Ihadconnie.

> Igotloaded andsacked out on thefirst

> dotathand

( )Whatdidyourconvivesgotinto?

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Hit thehayaftheranother

() We'vebusted uponly in themorning

Completegasser

Iwas (>about)round thebend. (Iwas off

>nuts).

?Whydidn'tyoucall in?

(> Iwas in thedumps

)

Irun (>fall)afoul ofyourbuddies

> !Theydon'tcount

(You)Got a fit of themops today

You'reas realhardball

' (I'mfed toteeth (up to theneck)bythis

)balls (>bashes)

Ifeelmean insuchhell-holes (>dens)

Asyoulike

-Drop in, tocut itshort

I've ahairdown toyou

( )

, Yourpadis afunny-farm (>bin)

Right-to

>

> ( )Tobandsmb, to fucksmb, toscrewsmb, toscorewithsmb, tohave alaywithsmb, toballsmb

> ()Diafragm,condom,connie,scumbag

()Blow-fish,blow-job,sixty-nine

> Asstalk

Handjob

By-talk,jaw-jaw,babbling, aload of

>cobblers,chat

> ! !Chill. Idon'tcare (afig, adamm)

> (>)Ball,bash,hell-around,booze-up,

>pop-joy,blowone'smind

> ( )Betyourfur (>ass,cock)

>, , Tobe out, tohit thehay, toturn in, totumble in

Tobugger

. . .

, Gonnaget offanecdote,guys

>- ?Somenaughty story?

?Some newstuff?

> !It's aboff!

!That's agag!

Hairyanecdote (>stale)

> It's ajape

You'vehackedeverything

You're alot ofnoise (abum)

Keep the partyclean

You (>just)go offhalf-cock

, You'reclever-clever

> ()Nothingbut aclotyouare

!That's achin (>chutzpah)

?Whydoyouchin?

. .Don'tbubbleover.It's acod.

Youtook a (>big)potshotathim. You

>boffedhim out.

Yougavehim a (>really)badtime

, Ibroughthimdownnot tobad-mouthme

> ()

That'san up

Yougot inmyhairwithyourscrap

Youain'tgot afunny-bone

You'requick on thedraw

Toomuchjump alloverme

(>)You're afeistyguy

Youdid a (>good)number onmyhead

! ͳ!Yuk.Shit.Scumbag.

!Cut it off (>Stopyourwoffle)

>

>, Goop.Pushy

Outcrop

>Bum

>Bent

>, , Tobendsmb'sear, todrag, tobugsmb,

toget insmb'shair

̳ Tofickle, to fuckwithsmb

Don'thandme thatcrap!Don't fuckwith

>me!

(,Tofaultsmbforsmth, tojump allover

)smb

>

>

Cards

Գ ()Buck

> Pack (ofcards)

>Spades

Hearts

>Clubs

Diamonds

> Ace

King

Queen (>Dame)

>Jack

Trumps

> Lay

Bullet

Nob

To deal, tomake (>strike) abargain

ϳ Tomark up

Tomarkdown

> Togodown

>, , Congame,dipsy-doodle,dirtypool

>,Con man,sharpie

Bluff,four-flush

Head ortails

> Colddeck

Tomake

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dz Let'splaycards

()?Haveyou abuck?

dz - Let'splaysomemuggling

? Whocanexplainme thename of thegame?

Weneed twopack ofcards

? Whomakes? (>shuffles)

> Deal thecards

I'malready onnettles

>Wing it

Yourturn

Gottamull itover (>gottachurn)

Whatcrappy (>yukki)cardsI'vegot

, Ismokethey'llaxeyou

, Yeah,it's astrongmeat

It's a laststraw

> Flyingstart

Meld!

We'veoutgunnedthem

That's amock-up

You'veloused upeverything onme

> , , It's apassing-bell.We'velost

I'mleftwithegg onmyface

Ipoop out

You'repullingmynose (>leg)

Youchicken out?

That'san up! (>Right on!)

, Buzzard,it's abailout.

You're on theball today

Bullpoint

Wegot abrownie-point

-, Ithink (>seems)we'llgodown

It's on thecards

, ? Am I acancarrier?

I'vecatchedthem out

> Ichill (it)

, You'vegot a (real)belfry!

Andthat's aclanger

>!Notmuchchops

We'llwin in awaltz

> !Churn (abit)!

Ichoked

Nowwe're on themat

Takemytip

, ! Nogo

Let'em allcome

They'vegot acolddeck

>-, Doggon,hedoes in theeye

³ Hesharps in thecorner

Iwouldn'tbehustled

, ? Youwentgaga?

>, Kiddo,you'llbe on thehook

!Everythingisgallingwest

Yournumbergoes up!

I'mnobody'sfool

> Fixmewith a card

Youloseever andanon

?What ascumbag (bullshit)yougave

(>dealt)me!

>- Zap, andit'sdown

>, ( , Zonk!

)

, ...Whosit,whatsisface

(>High) Timeweunwinded (>wegottaunwind)

!Whee!

Zip!

Youtossed out azinger. (>Zinger)

It's adoodle (>jammy)

Ifaultmyselffordoing it

Ioweyou agreat deal (afavour)

Some (agood)quitea/not afew (>cards)

Don'tfather it onme

You'renotmuchchops of aplayer

Youcreateabout money

That'sfor thegood

Neck ornothing

Coldcomfort

>

>, , Topullone'sleg (>nose), tocarve up, tocream, tohum, towork ahype onsmb

> ()Buck-passer,hand-dog,chicken

> ()Topoop out, tochicken out, togettizzy

Don'thandme thatcrap!Don'tfickleme!

>Don't fuckwithme!

>To click, tocomeunstuck, tobe on the

>mat, todrop aclanger

Up toteeth (up to theneck)

>, ,Tobugsmb, todrag, tobendsmb'sears,

togetintosmb'shair

?Tomuchjump alloverme

>,Feisty

, Yuk.Shit.Scumbag.

!Cut it off!Enough!Donewith it!

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' Feellikerefreshingmyinner man

,Gottaput on thefeedbag

I knowanout-of-sight(hummer)divehere

?Why holdback ?

Donnahavemuchbread

( , )I'mout-of-pocket

( ) Ipay (>I'mcashed up today)

?Whomdoyoucamp (>do thegrand)for ?

Gonnafinaglehim out ofC-note

(>hundredroubles)

> Thinkwe'llfressfreebee

Themealwas afreebee

Verycagey ofyou

Thissapgivemeruns

> Crappy (>yukki)dinlay (>hell-hole)

Theycooksleezyhere

> Fabwine (>zingyjuice)

?Gonna (>plan to)zonkme ?

( ,He'sallreadychuffed

)

Itwigsme out

> ?Let'skill abottle

?Whatabouttaking anip ?

>, I'llkick offif Idon'thair

Hummer

' Onefor theroad (>Anotheroneforbelt)

?Howcanyoudrink thatbummer ?

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