Dave: What do you fancy doing later?
Scott: I don't know, but I'm Hank Marvin!
Dave: Me too. Shall we have pizza?
Hank Marvin - English slang for very hungry.
Hank Marvin is another example of Cockney rhyming slang. Hank Marvin rhymes with starving - which of course means very hungry.
Hank Marvin is a famous English guitarist. Hank was lead guitarist for a group called The Shadows - who played alongside Cliff Richard.
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Teacher, This sentence "Hank Marvin rhymes with starving", I don't catch it. Does it mean when he plays or composes the melody with very empty stomach?
Ah... perhaps I should say The word Marvin rhymes - or sounds the same as - the word starving.
Thanks teacher, I can catch it now. So interesting, Marvin and starving....