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1 Cockney Rhyming Slang - words & phrases
Residents of London, particularly those of the "East End" are often referred to as "Cockney", though strictly anyone claiming to be a true Cockney must have been born within the sound of Bow Bells - the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church in Cheapside!
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25 Q
picqero
Feb 18 04
3423 plays
2 The Cockney Code Uncovered!
The Cockney dialect is one of the most famous and colourful versions of English in the world. Have a butcher's at this little quiz as we go for a stroll down the Old Kent Road! (Just to clarify, this is not how the vast majority of Londoners speak!)
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10 Q
crazy baby
May 22 12
510 plays
3 Truncated Cockney Rhyming Slang
'Wife' in Cockney rhyming slang is 'trouble and strife' which usually gets shortened to 'trouble'. The rhyming portion of the slang expression is often dropped leaving only a word that bears no relation to the English word it represents. Have fun!
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10 Q
Cymruambyth
Nov 02 06
1269 plays
4 Rhyming slang
Are you familiar with these rhyming slang terms?
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15 Q
minch
Sep 04 01
2451 plays
5 More Cockney Rhyming Slang
If you are 'mutt and jeff' you won't hear a 'dicky bird' - deaf so you won't hear a word. Check out these rhymes I heard at my mother's knee. (Warning, the rhyming word is often left off, just to make it trickier!)
Easy
10 Q
helenwalland
Dec 24 08
1191 plays
6 Maybe It's Because I'm a Londoner
'arf a mo Guv, what 'ave we 'ere then? A few more Cockney rhyming slangs.
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15 Q
sunfloweruk23
Apr 26 03
1635 plays
7 Cockney Slang
You take a pair of associated words ( fish hook), where the second word rhymes with the word you intend to say, then use the first word to indicate the word you intended to say. eg. I read a fish (fish hook - book)
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10 Q
awkins
May 12 00
4446 plays
8 More Rhyming Slang
If you are reading a book set in London you might come across some rhyming slang. This quiz is tough, but take a butcher's hook, use your loaf and remember you're not in this for bread and honey.
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10 Q
minch
Jun 03 00
3693 plays
9 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Cockney Rhyming Slang)
This quiz is on Cockney rhyming slang - most still used in modern English. All questions are the actual slang and you need to pick the correct 'translation' from the multiple choice answers.
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10 Q
Engadine
Apr 01 03
1482 plays
10 Cockney rhymes
Really easy cockney quiz.
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10 Q
angiel
Apr 01 01
1809 plays
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Last Updated Aug 20 14 10:51 AM

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