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Paraffin Lamp

Paraffin Lamp is Cockney slang for Tramp.

"Have a wash ya' smelly paraffin"

Credit: contributed by Anon on 24-Jan-2005.


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Classic 84 times. Modern 7 times. Mockney 34 times.

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