[LMB] flimsys? added stout and gun

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Nov 26 17:35:20 GMT 2015

I've even seen a version of "Jabberwocky" in Nadsat, Anthony Burgess'
invented argot for _A Clockwork Orange._

Jabberwocky in Nadsat


Twas dobby and the chellovecks—
That’s Pete, George, Dim, and me, the boss—
Did sit and peet some vellocet
When came this great goloss

“Beware the millicent, my droog!
His nozh to skrik, his hands that skvat!
Beware the staja godman well,
who vreds boys in their spat!”

I took my shlaga in my hand,
And said “Come, malchicks, ookadeet!”
Then viddied I old Billy Boy
This did I gavoreet:

“Ho, ho! If it’s not stinking Bill,
I thought I nuked the smell of cal!
Come take it in the yarbles now,
You eunuch jelly thou!”

Bill dropped the young devotchka down
That they had stripped nagoy
He spat and flashed his britva out
And crarked “Let’s get ‘em, boys!”

One, two! Plesk, shive!
My brothers, ‘twas a glorious drats!
They creeched and horned and dropped each nozh
And ittied skorry back

Twas dobby, grand, and horrorshow
We droogs retired, fagged and fashed
I raised my glass of honeygold,
“A toast! To our next crast!”

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