Shine On Me

By Tim Wells

The sequel to Moonstomp: London, 1980 and Joe the skinhead werewolf has returned.

Tuesday, 5 October 2021

Vocabulary

The book is in with the editor and we're still on course for a Spring release.
I've ranged words in Shine On Me from Queen's English, colloquial, cockney, yiddische, and polari.
A few faves I've put in are:
Malison - curse
Bummaree - market porter at Smithfield
Pishers - youths (yiddische)
Kaffies - trousers (polari)
Electrickery - electricity (Catweazle)
Sigil - pictoral signature of a demon
Kelnershe - waitress (yiddische)
Sherbert - taxi (cockney - sherbert dab = taxi cab)
Charper - search (polari)
Nebbische - twat (yiddische)

 

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