Ruby (Murray)

Ruby (Murray)
n
British
a curry. This item of rhyming slang comes from the name of an Irish-born popular singer of the 1950s. The word or phrase is perpetuated by some speak-ers too young to be familiar with its inspiration.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • Ruby Murray — Chartplatzierungen Erklärung der Daten Singles Heartbeat UK: 3 – 03.12.1954 16 Wo. Softly, Softly UK: 1 – 28.01.1955 23 Wo. Happy Days and Lonely Nights UK: 6 – 04.02.1955 8 Wo. Let Me Go Lover UK: 5 – 04.03.1955 7 Wo. If Anyone Finds This, I… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ruby murray — Cockney Rhyming Slang Curry I m going for a ruby. Ruby Murray was a singer in Glasgow back in the 30 s or 40 s thanks to Peter Cotterell for the Ruby Murray info. Matthews tells me that Ruby was an Irish singer (1935 1996. popular in the mid to… …   English dialects glossary

  • Ruby (Murray) — Noun. Curry. Cockney rhyming slang. Ruby Murray, Belfast born singer, popular in 1950s. E.g. I m starving! Let s go for a Ruby …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Ruby (Murray) — Noun. Curry. Cockney rhyming slang. Ruby Murray, Belfast born singer, popular in 1950s. E.g. I m starving! Let s go for a Ruby …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Ruby Murray — noun A (meal of) curry. Syn: Ruby …   Wiktionary

  • Ruby (Murray) — • Rhyming Slang for curry . After the popular singer. i.e. Are you coming out for a Ruby tonight ? . Used in long and short form …   Londonisms dictionary

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  • Ruby (disambiguation) — Ruby most commonly refers to: * Ruby, a red gemstone * Ruby (programming language) * Ruby (given name)Ruby may also be:Locations* Ruby, Alaska * Ruby, Arizona * Ruby Mountain, a stratovolcano in British Columbia, Canada * Ruby Mountains, a… …   Wikipedia

  • Murray (surname) — Murray is a common variation of the word Moray, an anglicisation of the Medieval Gaelic word Muireb (or Moreb); the b here was pronounced as v, hence the Latinization to Moravia. These names denote the district on the south shore of the Moray… …   Wikipedia

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