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Hobson's choice noun

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

Second edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199543700
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727719
Hobson's choice noun

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Brit Rhyming slang for ‘voice’. Also Hobson's. 1937–. New Statesman The landlady, Queenie Watts, throws her Hobsons…so hard

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