10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CRIMINALESE»
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in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to criminalese
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The Portrait of Jirjohn Cobb
And last but not least, folks, he received a special sign from Hart in criminalese
sign language that said: 'I'm cutting you in on this job—so keep mum—till! “But,
folks, that's something that Mr. 'Rat' Glover—of Tri-State Metropolis, and other ...
Harry Stephen Keeler, 2009
8, 1925; Criminalese, by James J.Finerty; Los Angeles, 1926; theArgot of the
Underworld, by DavidW. Maurer, American Speech, Dec., 1931; TheLanguage
ofthe Underworld, by Ernest Booth, American Mercury, May, 1928; Crook Argot, ...
This Bank Robber's Life
Chapter Five Heading To Prison I became what's known in "criminalese" as a "
Fence." My job became the seller of stolen goods. I did apply for employment as
a salesman for an aluminum siding company, but it was only to get the kit, so I ...
1929, 15, based on James J. Finerty's Criminalese: a Dictionary of the Slang Talk
of the Criminal (Washington, DC: [selfpublished], 1926), itself not an entirely
original compilation. Peter Faiman's Crocodile Dundee (Hollywood: Paramount, ...
... time) the phrase J don 't know anything about it is employed almost exclusively
by those, paradoxically, who do know all about it; that this concatenation of words
is a code, a slang, a camouflaged way of saying: prove it. It is the criminalese.
Forbidden Words: Taboo and the Censoring of Language
Not only medicalese and legalese, but also street jargon/slang, druggie jargon/
slang, 'criminalese', queer slang and the like, have many terms with synonyms in
other jargons/ slangs – i.e. there are cross-varietal synonyms. The slangs serve ...
Keith Allan, Kate Burridge, 2006
A History of Cant and Slang Dictionaries : Volume III: ...
For instance, he includes some rhyming slang, but does not appear to recognize
it as such: Flowery—A cell (English). Raspberry—Heart (English). Another
version of the Life in Sing Sing list appeared in James J. Finerty's Criminalese (
Security and Sophistication There are several rather obvious conclusions to be
drawn by the student when he ponders the genesis, growth, and development of
so full-blown a slang vehicle as "criminalese." The primary consideration is that ...
The Chambers Dictionary
n criminalese criminals' slang. n crim inalist a person versed in criminul law. — n
criminality the condition of being a criminal; guiltiness. n criminaliza tion or -s-. —
. • crim inalize or -ise to declare someone or something criminal: to make illegal.
Erle Stanley Gardner: The Case of the Real Perry Mason
He was "a fast hand with a dictionary of criminalese and had a vast knowledge of
editorial psychology." As a former Pinkerton man, his "criminalese" was taken as
gospel by editors. He introduced the word "shamus" into his stories, and it ...
Dorothy Belle Hughes, 1978
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All of this ratchet criminalese language. I can see Malcolm X and MLK looking at each other and saying “We died for this ish???” mmmdot. «Madame Noire, May 14»