Cockney Rhyming Slang (Hardback)

by Shelley Klein

Format: Hardback 96 pages

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Have you ever been lost for words in the East End markets? Ever got your Gertie Gitanas (bananas) confused with your corns and bunions (onions) and it's all gone a bit Pete Tong (wrong)? Cockney Rhyming Slang is a quick, easy-to-use guide to some of the most frequently used, up-to-date as well as old-fashioned phrases. Including: . 'apples and pears' - stairs . 'Barnet Fair' - hair . 'sausage and mash' - crash . 'bubble bath' - laugh . 'Britney Spears' - beers . 'has beens' - greens . 'dig a grave' - shave An entertaining collection that explains the ever-evolving dialect of London's East End, with Cockney Rhyming Slang you'll be conversing with the street traders of the East End with no Barney Rubble (trouble).

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Michael O'Mara Books Ltd


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