RARA-AVIS: Re: grass

From: marianne.macdonald@lineone.net
Date: 02 May 2002

>Anybody else know?

20c Brit slang; earliest printed examples about 50-55 years ago. Rhyming slang: grasshopper - copper; if you grass somebody up to a copper, you're a grass.


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