[Ads-l] Query: Slang "insect promenade"

Cohen, Gerald Leonard gcohen at MST.EDU
Sat Jan 21 18:33:45 EST 2017

Rory is short for Rory O'More (door) in Cockney rhyming slang.

Gerald Cohen

Robin Hamilton (robin.hamilton3 at VIRGINMEDIA.COM), Jan. 21/2017, 3:06 PM, wrote:


Anyone got any ideas for, "But I fired him out of the Rory quick" in stanza
 3? I floated this up-thread, but no one bit, and I still can't quite get my
head around it.


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