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Cockney Rhyming Slang

Extent: 96 pages

Size: 120x120mm

Publication Date:

Price: £4.99

ISBN: 9781843173748

Categories: Language

About the Book

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).

Publication Date: 08/12/2015

Price: £1.99

ISBN: 9781782436089

Categories: Language

About the Book

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).

About the Author

Shelley Klein is a freelance editor, compiler and writer. Her works for Michael O'Mara Books include The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens, Cockney Rhyming Slang, Out of the Mouths of Babes, as well as the bestselling The Book of Senior Moments and its follow up The Little Book of Senior Moments.