a letter in cant, 1855

Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM Mark_Mandel at DRAGONSYS.COM
Thu Jun 8 16:25:35 UTC 2000

In the late fifties and the sixties, MAD Magazine used to insert
     It's crackers to slip a rozzer the dropsy in snide.
in random places. I have seen it glossed as
     It's crazy to bribe (= slip the dropsy to) a policeman in counterfeit
but it's at least as much fun without the gloss.

-- Mark

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