griff

griff

/ɡrɪf/
noun
mass noun
dated, informal
News or reliable information.

Origin
Late 19th century: abbreviation of the slang term griffin ‘a betting tip’, of unknown origin.

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I don’t want the spin.
I do not need your slant.
No wink or little grin.
No sanctimonious cant.

Just dish me out the griff.
“The straight dope” will do fine.
“The skinny”, not a riff.
“Fake news” is not mine!

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