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Housewives' Choice

Housewives' Choice is Cockney slang for Voice.

"I've had this cold three days, and now I've lost me Housewives' Choice"

Housewives' Choice was a BBC Radio programme that ran between 1946 and 1967, the key era for the second wave of new rhyming slang creation.

Housewives' Choice theme

Credit: contributed by Gordon on 9-May-2014.


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