The Cockney Rhyming Slang Dictionary

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473566873
Release Date: 2019-03-07
Genre: Humor

The classic pocket guide to the language of London. This wonderful little guide to cockney rhyming slang contains over 1,700 old and new rhymes translated from Cockney to English and English to Cockney, including: Custard and jelly - telly Hot cross bun - nun Lemon tart - smart Rock ā€™nā€™ roll - dole Sticky toffee - coffee ...and many more. Master the art of the Cockney rhyme and discover the Cockney origins of common British phrases.

The Ultimate Cockney Geezer s Guide to Rhyming Slang

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781407028316
Release Date: 2010-01-26
Genre: Humor

Would you Adam and Eve it? Over a hundred years after it was first heard on the streets of Ye Olde London Towne, Cockney rhyming slang is still going strong, and this book contains the most comprehensive and entertaining guide yet. Presented in an easy-to-read A to Z format, it explains the meaning of hundreds of terms, from old favourites such as apples and pears (stairs) and plates of meat (feet) to the more obscure band of hope (soap) and cuts and scratches (matches) through to modern classics such as Anthea Turner (earner) and Ashley Cole (own goal), as well as providing fascinating background info and curious Cockney facts throughout. Also included are a series of language tests so that readers can brush up on their newfound knowledge on their way to becoming a true Cockney Geezer. All in all, The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang is well worth your bread and honey to have a butcher's.

The Language of London

Author: Daniel Smith
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 9781782433828
Release Date: 2014-11-26
Genre: Humor

This beautifully presented and accessible guide is the perfect companion to learning the phrases of London's East End and the interesting origins behind Cockney Rhyming Slang - a language first invented as a secret code among the thieves of London's underworld. Organized thematically, rather than alphabetically, this book allows the reader to gain a full and comprehensive understanding of how to use a range of cockney phrases in each given scenario. Covering all the popular, traditional cockney phrases, as well as some more modern additions that aren't as well known, hundreds of sayings are featured and explained. So, if you're gagging to get your Hampstead Heath into popular reference at its most fascinating, pull up a Vanity Fair, pour yourself a cup of Rosie Lee and get stuck into this highly entertaining Captain Cook.

The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang

Author: Sid Finch
Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW
ISBN: 9781783726417
Release Date: 2015-09-10
Genre: Humor

Whether you want to impress your friends with your London lingo, or simply to understand what the characters on EastEnders are talking about, 'The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang' is packed with all the words you'll ever need. It'll be perfect when you're on the dog and bone to your best china plates, or down the rub-a-dub with your trouble and strife.

Bible Stories in Cockney Rhyming Slang

Author: Kevin Park
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843109334
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Religion

Retells Bible stories in the British regional dialect, with many passages ending, "Amen-innit!"

A Dictionary of Rhyming Slang

Author: Julian Franklyn
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136109409
Release Date: 2013-10-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This re-issue of Julian Franklyn's classic dictionary not only defines these expressions but also explains their origin and history. An introductory essay examines the roots and development of rhyming slang. Although many people assume that rhyming slang is exclusively Cockney, Franklyn illustrates how it is common to Australian and Americn dialects. From the unlikely to the bizarre, the 1,500 entries both entertain and enlighten. Cartoons enliven a reference section which combines linguistic detail and cultural analysis. Whether reading the dictionary from cover to cover, or dipping into it as a reference tool, linguists and students of popular culture will find it the definitive source of information on rhyming slang.

Cockney Slang

Author: R. Clarke
Publisher:
ISBN: 1537728024
Release Date: 2016-09-17
Genre:

This little book has only the most popular cockney rhyming slang and funny examples of their use. This book has over 250 cockney rhymes and includes cockney slang for numbers and money as well as a simple way to do a cockney accent. Contains some explicit content

Dirty Cockney Rhyming Slang

Author: Bodmin Dark
Publisher:
ISBN: 1843170353
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Rhyming slang

Find the "Hampton Wick" who called you a "Gareth Hunt" and cut off his "iagra Falls"! This is the ultimate cockney guide to the vulgar and theisgusting.

Cockney Rhyming Slang A Politically Incorrect Guide

Author: Ian Hall
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 1729228283
Release Date: 2018-10-24
Genre: Reference

Perhaps the most comprehensive dictionary of rhyming slang ever undertaken!And as slang sometimes takes the place of 'rude' words, it's ALL in here!Thousands of rhyming slang phrases... History of the whole rhyming slang idea... Trivia and spoken examples of EVERY rhyming phrase...This is more than a dictionary; it's an inexhaustible supply of information for years to come.The PERFECT stocking filler for the Brit-nut in your life or the best reference book you could buy for your world linguist.

Cockney Rhyming Slang

Author: Shelley Klein
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843173743
Release Date: 2009-09-01
Genre: Rhyming slang

Percy is incredibly accident-prone, and holds the dubious record of the most accidents. Percy has had a small rivalary with Harold, however, they are always willing to help each other when in trouble.

The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang

Author: Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books
ISBN: 1843170272
Release Date: 2002-12-01
Genre: Rhyming slang

Would you Adam and Eve it! The Little Book of Cockney Rhyming Slang is back and bigger than ever in this new revised and expanded edition. Originally starting out as a secret language to fool coppers (bottle and stoppers), cockney rhyming slang has grown in popularity far beyond its London homeland. It is often regarded as an hilarious language owing to its tremendous vitality, so much so it has even reached as far a field as Australia and America. So don't be fore and aft - do yourself a Cheesey Quaver and take a butcher's at this Captain Cook. All those pages, hundreds of definitions, so take our lump of ice - empty out your Davy Crocketts and cough up your pie and mash - prepare to maze your chinas or even Queen's Park Rangers over a pig's ear down at the old rub-a-dub.