rhyming slang


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slang that replaces words with rhyming words or expressions and then typically omits the rhyming component

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So, what are the most famous phrases from cockney rhyming slang? Well, look below to find out what they are and what they mean.
The story goes that in tinsel town Michael Caine's house was packed with A list film and TV stars all watching episodes of Minder and The Sweeney, the reason, Sir Michael was the only one who could interpret the rhyming slang for his house guests, who were totally bamboozled by it all.
So we've invented a whole lot of rhyming slang phrases using Brummie places.
Speaking at the Radio Times Festival, he said he recently used the term "Brady bunch" in the soap which is cockney rhyming slang for lunch - but admits he sometimes makes words up which lead to people Googling them.
French poet and novelist Queneau (1903-1976), co-founder of the experimental writing group OULIPO, famously rewrote one anecdote about a man on a bus in 99 different rhetorical styles, from the sonnet to Cockney dialect, passive voice, official letter, haiku, rhyming slang, and Spoonerisms.
London, July 6 ( ANI ): Our insatiable fascination with celebrities is helping reinvent the cockney rhyming slang, an ancient argot that many language experts feared was dying out.
Cockney Rhyming Slang is virtually impenetrable, even for other Britishers, but see if you can decipher this: "Had a barny with the trouble, so went for a ball of chalk down the rub a dub dub for a swift Aristotle of pig's ear and a rabbit to me old china Biffo.
No, while Ms Gillan has been restrained, all the tomfoolery has come from Jeremy Hunt, the Tory Culture Secretary and apparent piece of cockney rhyming slang. The latest wheeze of the hapless Mr Hunt is to voice the idea of replacing S4C with a red button service, showing English-language programming but with the option ofWelsh-language dubbing over the top.
Summary: An ATM operator has introduced Cockney rhyming slang to a number of its cash machines in east London.
3.What is the meaning of the word barnet in cockney rhyming slang?
'The Aussie Bible (Well bits of it anyway!)' was inspired by a version of the Bible written by a teacher in London, UK, in Cockney rhyming slang.
So is tonight's live Conference offering officially the first rhyming slang derby since Barnet played Bristol City in the FA Cup way back in 1989?
The Bible in Cockney -- well, bits of it anyway includes traditional rhyming slang from East London's working-class community in which common words are represented by down-to-earth rhymes: "nanny" stands for nanny goat = boat; "china" is china plate = mate and "Ramsgate" is Ramsgate sands = hand or hands.
Belonging to the former group is Ginsmaid,(C) 1990, a labor-saving device--or parody of one--that dispenses the perfect gin and tonic when activated by pressing an image of '4os British movie star Vera Lynn (cockney rhyming slang for the liquor itself).
Cockney rhyming slang, roadman slang, strange sounding areas andweird names for buildings- there's a lot to get your head around.