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Bag for Life

Bag for Life is Cockney slang for Wife.

"I took me Bag for Life to the Dolly Mixtures."

A Bag for Life is an eco-friendly reusable canvas bag sold by superstore Sainsburys. The Bag for Life was so recylclable it got recylced into Cockney Rhyming Slang as a slightly pejorative term for wife.

Credit: contributed by chris herbert on 21-Nov-2002.


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Classic 177 times. Modern 82 times. Mockney 149 times.

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