Cockney-like

  • 1 cockney — I. n. [Term of slight ridicule.] Londoner, native or resident of London. II. a. Of Cockneys, Cockney like …

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  • 2 Cockney — Cock ney, a. Of or relating to, or like, cockneys. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 cockney — [käk′nē] [often C ] n. pl. cockneys [ME cokenei, spoiled child, milksop; understood as coken ey, lit., cock s egg < coken (OE cocena, gen. pl.), of cocks + ey (OE æg), egg; ? infl. by Fr acoquiné, idle, spoiled (< coquin, rascal)] 1. a… …

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  • 4 Like China — is the third song on Phil Collins second solo album, Hello, I Must Be Going! (album). It is a more cheerful song than most on the album, which is generally considered to be his darkest , and is marked by a discordant guitar introduction, upbeat… …

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  • 5 Cockney — For other uses, see Cockney (disambiguation). St. Mary le Bow The term Cockney has both geographical and linguistic associations. Geographically and culturally, it often refers to working class Londoners, particularly those in the East End.… …

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  • 6 Cockney rhyming slang — There are lots of words that make up cockney rhyming slang. These are basically rhyming words like butchers hook which means look . If you are in London and you hear someone talk about a Septic they are probably talking about you because it s… …

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  • 7 Of Human Bondage (1964 film) — Of Human Bondage Directed by Ken Hughes Uncredited: Bryan Forbes Henry Hathaway Produced by …

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  • 8 Gryphon (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland) — The Gryphon is a fictional character devised by Lewis Carroll in the popular book Alice s Adventures in Wonderland . True to the conventional view of a gryphon, he has the head, talons, and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion.Role and… …

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  • 9 Dickensian —    Charles Dickens (1812 1870) was one of the most popular English novelists, and the most popular of his lifetime. He became the recognized exponent of the English Victorian character. His conscience became the public voice of England, awakening …

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  • 10 Salmon and Trout — Cockney Rhyming Slang 1. Snout (cigarette) Ere mate, give us a salmon, I m right out.If you know where the expression snout for cigarette comes from I d like to include it. Martin McKerrell has written that Snout comes from snout rag meaning… …

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  • 11 acker bilk — Cockney Rhyming Slang Milk Would you like Acker in your coffee? Acker Bilk (born Bernard Stanley Bilk) was born in 1929 is a master of the clarinet and leader of the Paramount Jazz Band. Interestingly, his nickname Acker is a Somerset term… …

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  • 12 ball of chalk — Cockney Rhyming Slang Walk After a heavy meal I like quick ball round the square …

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  • 13 bushel and peck — Cockney Rhyming Slang Neck He s got a bushel like tree trunk …

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  • 14 Edna Everage — Cockney Rhyming Slang Beverage Would you like an Edna? Edna Everage (aka Dame Edna) is a star, darling! …

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  • 15 loop de loop — Cockney Rhyming Slang Soup Nothing like a good loop on a cold day …

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  • 16 Magnus Pike — Cockney Rhyming Slang Dyke (Lesbian) She looks like a right Magnus Magnus Pike was an off the wall TV personality who would (and could) explain complex scientific concepts to kids …

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  • 17 pillar and post — Cockney Rhyming Slang 1. Ghost Looks like he s seen a pillar 2. Host Who s the pillar and post for tonight? …

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  • 18 raspberry ripple — Cockney Rhyming Slang 1. Nipple Look at the thup neys on her, raspberries like cigar buts! 2. Cripple The old boy s a raspberry …

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  • 19 Robin Hood — Cockney Rhyming Slang Good That sounds like it s robin …

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  • 20 talk and mutter — Cockney Rhyming Slang Butter Would you like some talk on your toast …

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