Swing Discussion Boards > Talking Jive

Discussion in 'Swing Discussion Boards' started by DanceMentor, Sep 16, 2003.

  1. DanceMentor

    DanceMentor Administrator

    I remember listening to Cab Calloway and loving some of the jive talk. I don't know all of the expressions now, but I remember having a lot of fun with it.

    For example, I think a "solid sender" is a swell person and "off the cob" means out of date.

    Do you have any favorite jive speak?
  2. Vince A

    Vince A Active Member

    Really don't have any jive talk, but have heard some by listening to CC's music .. .

    "She was a red-hot hoochie-coocher," "THE" Cab Calloway song, and of course referring to Minnie the Moocher who sang on some of his songs!

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