Shame chamber – brothel.
Slovenly hero of the straw – country bumpkin.
Sporting young custard receptacle – a willing and fair young lady.
‘Mother Nature is fondled through her fig leaf while the great god Neptune looks on in shame’ – metaphor for environmental damage.
Maelstrom of ionic starfish torment – the mysterious scrambling of time and space that gifted Aether Flyer with musical innovation and immortality.
Mauve chalice of excess – alcohol-fuelled gaiety.
Earflapdoodle – music of low aesthetic worth.
The Queen of the Arse Age – a leading member of London’s subterranean homosexualist community.
Red moxy – nauseous alcoholic beverage derived from red diesel.
Sweet fluxotic asparagus – pertaining to nothing at all; zero.
The Highbury Shiver Collective – one of North London’s most infamous secret societies.
Rotten orchid megabyte salad – engineering term for useless or outmoded technology.
Ramgag Aphoristic Belt-loosener – top secret, highly innovative piece of music technology designed by Prof Piddlechristmas and Mr Fossett.
Temporal Female XLR Wharf – as above.
Beautiful ravioli fiasco – music technology term for successful circuitry-building.
Increasingly violent duck copulation – euphemism for any kind of heinous and morally-outrageous criminal act.
Patent Alloy Cacotopic Fatherboard – the central machine behind Aether Flyer’s music.
The Drachma Gunshop Fiddled Leukaemiac Rancid Thought Dispensation Pencil Delivery Dime Bar Cat Burglary Reversal – a prototype of the electric guitar.
Flid-diddling – criminal act; use your own twisted imagination.
Biddy-diddling – as above.
Gifting a Brixton hipflask – offering a free sample of contraband to potential customers with the ultimate aim of selling them more.
Lollygagging over the remains of a female dinosaur – criminal behaviour in or around the scene of an archaeological excavation.
Cosmic energy fraud – abducting and illegally imprisoning a life member of the Royal Society.
Winning a bent tombola – having a difficult start in life; misfortune.
The buckwheat method of sterilisation – judicial punishment for sex offenders.
Up Swansea with a bohunk bridesmaid – in serious trouble.
Ten years developing an alternative to the whisk – the third most serious sentence that a British judge could hand down in the late 1920s.
Tipton Eunuchmaker – vividly offensive weapon.
Flemish Mousetrap – as above, but with an incendiary aspect.
Gold-plated naptha-propelled baby vamp – a ritual weapon presented to a member of the criminal underworld when he accedes to a senior position in a given ‘firm’.
Winston Apeshit and the Gumshield Sisters – London’s most feared criminal cartel.
Singing like a wrong Louis Armstrong – the state one is said to be in after sustaiing a grievous injured in gangland violence.
‘Do not go blindly into darkness on a Blunkett’s dare’ – advisory epigram intending to dissuade one from foolish behaviour.
Tabletop Brunehilde talk – small-talk; irrelevant chit-chat.
Lobespank – highly psychotropic synthesised drug.
Duffelcoat atrophy – negative physical reaction to drug overuse.
Lysergic tapdance bone seizure – as above.
Fosbury flop juice – as above, only with libido-reduction effects.
Fenugreek lambastication – naturally piquant narcotic imported from West Bengal towards the end of the Raj era.
Billingsgate flatulent and Suffolking badly – the death throes of an elderly person.
Mother-huffing chub turnover – the death of an elderly woman.
Dainty trapeze batsman – a foppish member of the ruling class.
Medieval pigeon-chaser – an exploited member of the proletariat.
Dislukacic fantasy heckler – a class traitor.
Dipping the headlights of Bolshevik intercourse – political radicalism.