Cockney rhyming slang is not a language but a collection of phrases used by Cockneys and other Londoners. What’s a Cockney? A true Cockney is someone born within the sound of Bow Bells. (St Mary-le-Bow Church in Cheapside, London). However the term Cockney is now loosely applied to many born outside this area as long […]
BlimeyStrewth writes: 1/2 Lamb (and calf) 1 Lost (and won) 2 Bottle (of glue) 3 Holy (see) 4 Stand (in awe) 5 Scuba (dive) 6 Fiddle (-sticks) 7 Exeter (in devon) 8 Fartoo (late; another explanation is that “far” is supposed to be “four” and “too” is supposed to be two – four times two […]
Richard writes: “My mum used the phrases: HOW’S YOUR BELLY OFF OF SPOTS” and “HOW’S YOUR MOTHER OFF OF DRIPPING”?” What do these phrases mean?