One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
cash, hard cash, ready moneyView synonyms
- ‘Feel free to donate some spondulix to them - I did, and lord knows, money's pretty tight right now.’
- ‘It is not lost on O'Neill that he has made the most of whatever spondulicks he has been given to invest in players, but he recognises this as a double-edged sword.’
- ‘Will I actually fork out the spondulicks and righten the karmic balance?’
- ‘The latest plot in extracting as much spondulicks as possible in this conspiratorial dental centre is to say, oh you need to see the hygienist to get your teeth cleaned.’
- ‘I wasn't ultra-rich at the time, but he's always been good about it before, so I spotted him a few spondulicks.’
- ‘Anyway, I haven't got the spondulicks at my disposal to be able to afford the extensive dental procedures that he is undergoing at the moment.’
- ‘Age is immaterial, however, if he comes up trumps and allows me spondulicks.’
Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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