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Cockney Rhyming Slang

What does it mean? 9 Questions.

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More about this quiz: Use your loaf and see how many cockney phrases you know the meaning of with this fun quiz. Nice and easy- if you're a cockney.

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  • eleanor said on 25-Nov-2012, 4 years ago
    Good quiz, I made a stupid mistake.
  • mumshoes said on 23-Nov-2012, 4 years ago
    I agree mrsm
  • thedivinemrsm said on 23-Nov-2012, 4 years ago
    Good quiz, but agree some are a bit iffy.
  • EmilyOwenxx101 said on 23-Nov-2012, 4 years ago
    Me Dad and I don't agree on some of the rhyme.
  • barracuda17 said on 23-Oct-2009, 7 years ago
    nice one, but too easy. Try things like Oxford, i.e., Oxford scholar...collar
  • bagshe said on 16-Oct-2009, 7 years ago
    good quiz not sure about some answers beer is christmas cheer
  • ericisking said on 11-Sep-2009, 7 years ago
    @ltburgundy - My parents too are true cockneys and, as I said, my dad and my uncles often went out for a ''pig's". I still use the phrase myself, lol. Yes, a pig's ear is often used in another way to mean making a mess of things, but the origin of that use of the phrase is not rhyming slang.
  • ltburgundy said on 11-Sep-2009, 7 years ago
    My parents were both true Cockneys - born within the sound of Bow Bells. Neither of them ever used pig's ear for a beer - only ever for a right mess of things. And I agree that modern phrases should be omitted - they are usually made up by people selling books to gullable tourists - and nothing to do with the Cockneys!
  • ericisking said on 11-Sep-2009, 7 years ago
    wind and kite = website ?? Who decided on that one ? Far too modern to be considered cockney rhyming slang. @cazpo - Pigs is correct for a beer...... I remember my dad and uncles using that one about 45 years ago :-)
  • cazpo said on 10-Sep-2009, 7 years ago
    Pigs ear was if you made a right mess of something you made a pig's ear of it!
  • cazpo said on 10-Sep-2009, 7 years ago
    Good quiz but one or two very doubtful expressions/answers!
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