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Hovis

Hovis is Cockney slang for Dead (from Brown Bread = Dead).

"He's Hovis mate, Brown Bread"

Credit: contributed by matthew on 6-Jan-2004.


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Classic 51 times. Modern 32 times. Mockney 52 times.

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