Adam and Eve on a raft

Adam and Eve on a raft refers to the simple culinary delight of eggs on toast. A similar term is Adam and Eve wrecked, which refers to scrambled eggs. Adam and Eve is the rhyming slang for "believe." [1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.3.

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