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Something Rhymes with Purple


Something Rhymes with Purple
Something Rhymes with Purple
Embark on a linguistic odyssey with this week's episode as Susie and Gyles unravel the hidden histories behind Mafia terminology. We explore the gripping meanings of the words that have shaped the clandestine world of the Mafia, showcasing how language itself becomes a powerful force in the shadows.

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Enjoy Susie’s Trio for the week: 

Mukbang: A video in which someone chats whilst eating food.

Shabaroon: An ill-dressed, untidy fellow.

Fustilugs: Female version of Shabaroon.

Gyles' poem this week was 'What Don Corleone Did Next' by Brian Billston

Upon retiring

From the mafia,

He wove aquatic mammals

Out of raffia

Let me tell you

How I learnt this news:

He made me an offer

I could not refuse

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