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Spanish Waiter

Spanish Waiter is Cockney slang for Potato.

"Go down the greengrocers and buy a dozen nice Spanish Waiters. "
A Spanish Waiter yesterday
A Spanish Waiter yesterday

In the Cockney accent, "potato" would be pronounced "potater" which makes is rhyme with Spanish Waiter.

Credit: contributed by Danny on 3-May-2014.


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Classic 8 times. Modern 1 times. Mockney 31 times.

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