Rhyming slang is slang for a word that rhymes with it. Cockneys are very prone to using the rhyming slang, and hence the term, cockney rhyming slang. Cockney speech and accent that took birth in central
For instance, the word ‘Plates of meat’ rhymes with the word ‘feet’. So, ‘Plates of meat’ is a cockney rhyming slang for ‘feet’, but many cockneys avoid the rhyming word, and use just the associated word. So, ‘plates’ itself means ‘feet’.
Loaf of bread—Head
Iron hoof—Poof (homosexual)
Bees and honey—Money
Dog and bone—Telephone
North and south—Mouth
See, some of the cockney rhyming slang expressions are very hilarious.
Most of these expressions originated in the cockney area, which is the East end of
The Cockney rhyming slang is in widespread use today, and any thought that they are dead is false, so says Cockneyrhymingslang.co.uk. For instance: “Use your loaf” is a popular expression in
In Cockney Rhyming Slang
Here is the main posts from Popular Idioms and Usages (some of them contain popular Cockney Rhyming slang expressions).
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