English translation: should be marked as potentially offensive
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05:56 Mar 15, 2007
English to English translations [PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: Quick suck and a poke
"Well, some gents are shy, like. That's how it started. See, I'm not shy, so I was in a way to make a few introductions. Some appreciate that. The convenience. Officers, they don't want to pick something up off the street. You don't know what you're getting, do you? A little surprise for the wife. Hello, what's this? Nasty. It's the hygiene, really. I've got a doctor checks them. Decent chap. Takes care of any accidents too, if you know what I mean. Of course, the girls prefer it- saves wear and tear, all that walking about."
"Why only officers?"
Danny smiled. "Got the money, for a start. But, you know, it's really the girls. All the same, aren't they? Looking for love. And a ticket out. London, why not? Anywhere but here. Now, an enlisted man isn't going to do that, is he? You need an officer."
"And do they?"
"What? Take them home? Naw. Quick suck and a poke is what they like. Still, you never know. I always tell the girls, look on the bright side. There's always a chance. Just put your heart and soul into it and maybe something will come of it."