1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar TongueRegency Word Wednesday August 7, 2013May 7, 2013 Cora Lee Red Rag “The tongue. Shut your potatoe trap, and give your red rag a holiday; i.e. shut your mouth, and let your tongue rest. Too much of the red rag (too much tongue).” Share this:FacebookTwitterPinterestMoreRedditTumblrEmailPrintLike this:Like Loading... Related
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Now that’s one I hadn’t heard before!!
Me neither. Creative, though, isn’t it? 😀
Ah, reminds me of another slang phrase in vogue when I was growing up: shut your cakehole.
Always liked that one! My students like to substitute “piehole” for “cakehole”, but they use it too 😀