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A bumper crop of Cockney Rhyming slang today as we have another public holiday on Monday in Blighty (yay!)

New Delhi = Belly
eg: I have a pain the New Delhi after eating all those chillies

nuclear sub = pub

battle cruiser = boozer
eg: Let's go dahn the battle cruiser to watch the footie

Kate Moss = Toss
eg: I don't give a Kate Moss what you think

Merchant Banker = Wanker

Gary Player = all day (spending the entire day in the pub - a favourite pastime of Assistant!Jo)

Radio Rental = Mental
(Radio Rental is a an appliance hire shop in the UK)

Rhubarb crumble = grumble
eg: I musn't rhubarb

Rubic's cube = the Tube (London Underground)
eg: We're gonna take the rubics to Chelsea

Raquel Welch = Belch

Schindler's list = pissed
eg: We're dahn the pub getting Schindlered

Tom Hanks = Yanks

Lager and Lime = Time
eg: Let me know what lager and lime you finish

Have a great weekend!
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Date:May 28th, 2004 08:51 am (UTC)
The Tom Hanks one seems suspicious to me.
Date:May 28th, 2004 11:52 am (UTC)
It's true I tell you ... straight from our post guy's mouth
On the other hand, he is definitely suspicious
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