ash cash

ash cash

Macabre UK slang for remuneration given to a doctor for signing cremation forms.
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With some of the ash cash, Linda bought a new outfit to wear to stepson Craig's wedding last July and got her hair and make-up done.
She said: "I started putting the ash cash away at the beginning but then inevitably I spent some of it.
She added: "I still want to do something where I'll be active and help a charity at the same time, and I can use my ash cash towards it.
ANNE gave up smoking 10 years ago and was able to splash out her ash cash on designer handbags and shoes.
I now know about the cruel delays inherent in the ash cash system following the death of my own father, a former professional footballer.