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Best Euphemism for death and dying....

 
 
izzythepush
 
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Reply Sat 18 Jun, 2016 05:25 am
@tsarstepan,
That's more of a rhyming slang threat than a euphemism.
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Sat 18 Jun, 2016 07:37 am
@izzythepush,
I'll never understand Cockney rhyming slang.
izzythepush
 
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Reply Sat 18 Jun, 2016 08:43 am
@tsarstepan,
The rhyme isn't usually so obvious as bread/dead. Usually the rhyming part of the phrase is hidden. So much so that people use it without even knowing it's (rhyming) slang.

Butchers is a case in question, 'Let's have a butchers,' means 'Let me look at that.' The rhyming phrase is Butcher's hook - look, but the hook is dropped. It's meant to confuse, like a thief's cant.
Bonnie98
 
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Reply Sat 25 Jun, 2016 03:04 am
@boomerang,
As I like classical literature, It seems to me ''Hamlet sleep" is one of the best.
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tsarstepan
 
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Reply Sat 25 Nov, 2017 08:43 am
@izzythepush,
https://i.imgur.com/8lyURwk.jpg
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