April 8th, 2004

WotD: Cockney-palooza

We are winding down in good Blighty for our four-day Easter weekend, and cheap_as_chips is taking a break until Monday.

However, never fear, I'm leaving you with a whole raft of Cockney Rhyming Slang to be getting on with.

Believe it or not, they are all absolutely genuine!

Apples and Pears stairs

Laugh and a Joke smoke

Chas and Dave shave

Whistle and Flute suit
Usage = I just got a new whistle for work

Pork Pies lies
Usage = She’s always telling porkies

Rock 'n' Roll dole

Pete Tong wrong
Usage = Everything’s going a bit Pete Tong!

Jumping Jack back

Basil Fawlty balti (curry)

Britney Spears beers
Usage = Coming down the pub for a few Britneys?

Richard the Third bird (as in girlfriend)
Usage = Tony’s got a new Richard!

Apple Fritter bitter, pint of

Aristotle bottle

Kingdom Come bum

Arthur Ashe cash
Usage = I’m running short of arthurs

Winona Ryder cider
Usage = Fancy a pint of winona?

Septic tank Yank (!)

S'later mates
(See you next week mes amis)