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Re: "LONG HOB" and "NOSH AND DOSH"

Posted by Bob on August 08, 2005

In Reply to: Re: "LONG HOB" and "NOSH AND DOSH" posted by Victoria S Dennis on August 08, 2005

: : I am after the meanings of two phrases viz, "LONG HOB" and "NOSH AND DOSH"

: "Nosh" means "food" in Yiddish, and "dosh" is slang for "money". I have never heard of "Nosh and Dosh" as a single phrase. Where have you heard it? In what context? I have never heard of "Long Hob" - are you sure you don't mean "Long hop"?

I Googled "nosh and dosh" and found a good number of hits, almost all from the UK. Most were of the slangy "more nosh for less dosh" variety. "Dosh" is unknown in the US, although nosh is widely used, as a noun and as a verb, meaning to snack.