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Sound as a Roach

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Quite sound. A pun upon roach or roche the fish, and the French roche, a rock.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Sosia
Sotadios or Sotadic Verse
Sothic Year
Soul
Soul Cakes
Soul and Spirit
Soul of a Goose or Capon
Sound
Sound Dues
Sound as a Bell
Sound as a Roach
Soundings
Sour Grapes
Sour Grapeism
South-Sea Scheme or Bubble
Southampton Street (London)
Southampton’s Wise Sons
Southern Gate of the Sun
Soutras
Sovereign
Sow (to rhyme with “now”)