A Hardboiled Slang Glossary for Something More Than Night

Introduction & Table of Contents
People
Drinking / Drugs / Drug Use
Weapons / Violence
Greetings / Goodbyes / Get Losts / Generic Addresses
Police Work / Jail / Crime
Money / Valuables / Estimations of Value
Body Parts / Bodies / Health
Sex / Sexuality
Generic Actions & Activities
Miscellany
References

REFERENCES

TMF: The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett. (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1929))

TTM: The Thin Man, Dashiell Hammett. (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1933))

THW: The High Window, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1942))

TBS: The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1939))

TLL: The Lady in the Lake, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1943))

WWW1: World Wide Words, 06 Nov 2010 (Quoting from the Ogden Standard Examiner of 12 Apr 1922, "English Language as Spoken by the Younger Generation".)

WWW2: World Wide Words, 22 Mar 2014 (Quoting from The Sioux City Sunday Journal of 2 Nov 1924.)

TTM-F: The Thin Man (Film: MGM, 1934; William Powell and Myrna Loy)

ATM-F: After the Thin Man (Film: MGM, 1936; William Powell and Myrna Loy)

TMB: Trouble is My Business, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1934))

TLG: The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1953))

TLS: The Little Sister, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1988 (1949))

DI: Double Indemnity, James M. Cain (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1936))

PB: Playback, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1988 (1958))

BGP: A Bright and Guilty Place: Murder, Corruption, and L.A.'s Scandalous Coming of Age, Richard Rayner (Anchor Books, June 2010 (2009))

HB: Harness Bull, Leslie White (1936) [via BGP, p208]

FML: Farewell, My Lovely, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1940))

RH: Red Harvest, Dashiell Hammett (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1929))

PRT: The Postman Always Rings Twice, James M. Cain (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1992 (1934))

SAM: The Simple Art of Murder, Raymond Chandler (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard edition, August 1988 (1934-1950))

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