1-2-3 now, let's have the answers to those clues about numbers as used in British and American slang. Some are a little "near the bone," as the British say, numbers being used not only for convenience (as in telegraphic greetings) but also for sidestepping unpleasantness. Good luck. 10-4.
"I've Got Your Number,"
Word Ways: Vol. 41
, Article 22.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol41/iss2/22