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INTENSIFYING ADVERBS

COCKNEY RHYMING SLANG

A beginner's guide to Cockney Rhyming Slang
Dictionary of Cockney
Cockney rhyming slang list

The Brit List: 15 Cockney Rhyming Slang Terms Cockney rhyming slang explained
Cockney rhyming slang: contextual examples (The trouble's been shopping again) MY WIFE
Money slang (so that you can understand the picture above). More money slang here.
Some phrases have entered common British speech and are used daily without any awareness of their Cockney origins. Examples include: use your loaf (loaf of bread = head)have a butcher’s (butcher’s hook = look)cobblers – rubbish (cobbler’s awls = balls)porkies (pork pies = lies)donkeys (donkeys’ ears = years)QI: Cockney Rhyming Slang: A Lesson with Stephen Fry - BBC Transcript here

Explanation of the Cockney rhyming slang used in this episode:Stephen Fry: Tonight, we're talking Cockney rhyming slang, so without further tea for [tea for two: ado], let's have a butcher's [butcher's hook: look] at our four bulletproofs [bulletproof ves…

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