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Cockney Rhyming Slang for Parts of the Body

The human body generates a lot of slang. Maybe it's because bits of it are always playing us up. Anyway, here's a quick run-down from top to bottom. See if you can work out what all these slang mean:

On yer Loaf of Bread you've got your Barnet Fair (or maybe a Syrup of Figs). On yer Boat Race you have yer Mince Pies, King Lears and I Suppose. In yer North and South you've got yer Hampstead Heath. Yer Loaf sits on yer Gregory Peck, which sits on yer Noddy Holders. If you're a woman you might have Bristol Cities (or Thrupenny Bits) on yer Bristol and West.

We've all got a pair of Chalk Farms poking out with a pair of German Bands at the end. In yer Derby Kelly lives yer Newington Butts. Don't eat too much in case yer Fish and Chips start expanding.

In the Screaming Lord Sutch area, the menfolk have a Hampton Wick, which is what he uses to have a Jimmy Riddle or a Gypsy's Kiss, under which his Orchestra Stalls (or Cobblers' Awls or Niagara Falls or Albert Halls) live. The ladies are blessed with a Morris Minor (or a Struggle and Grunt) instead. Male or female, we've all got a Bottle and Glass (also known as an Aris) at the back with which we can have a Tom Tit.

Yer Plates of Meat are at the end of yer Scotch Eggs, and yer Bromley by Bows at the end yer Scotches. And that just about sums up the Cockney parts of the Body!

Here's our list of terms from the dictionary that are money-related. If you've got any more, sling 'em over!



Cunt
"You stupid berk!"
Berkshire Hunt

Cunt
"He's a bit of a Back and Front"
Back and Front

Cunt
"He's a right Bargain Hunt!"
Bargain Hunt

Cunt Struggle and Grunt
Alternatives

Cunt
"You're old struggle and grunt intcha"
Struggle and Grunt
Alternatives

Cunt Shirt Front

Cunt Shop Front

Dead Brown Bread

Deaf
"You'll have to speak up, 'e's a bit Mutton"
Mutt and Jeff
Almost always shortened to Mutton. Mutt and Jeff was an American strip cartoon by Bud Fisher in the ... read more

Deef (Deaf)
"Och, are ye Corned Beef or something?"
Corned Beef
This is an interesting example of Scottish Rhyming Slang! It only works when you say the word "deaf" ... read more

Dump (shit)
"Oooh I could do with a Donald Trump right now. "
Donald Trump
Alternatives

Ear
"Can I 'ave a Dicky Bird in your Bottle of Beer?"
Bottle of Beer

Ear King Lear
Alternatives

Elbow Spanish Archer

Eyes
"Lovely pair of Minces my gal has."
Mince Pies

Face
"Shut yer bloomin' boat!"
Boat Race

Face
"'E's got ketchup all over 'is Chevy Chase"
Chevy Chase

Fart
"Oops, I just let out a little Cupid's Dart"
Cupid's Dart

Fart Raspberry Tart
Alternatives

Fart Joe Hart
"Joe" Hart is an English football goalkeeper who plays for Manchester City.


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