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Derby Kelly

Derby Kelly is Cockney slang for Belly.

Proper old Cockney Slang.

Immortalised by Harry Champion in the song Boiled Beef and Carrots.

Boiled beef and carrots,
Boiled beef and carrots,
That's the stuff for your "Derby Kell",
Makes you fit and keeps you well.
Don't live like vegetarians
On food they give to parrots,
Blow out your kite, from Morn 'til night,
On boiled beef and carrots.

Credit: contributed by Danny on 21-Apr-2000.


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