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Whistle

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Battlecruiser

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Barney

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Butcher’s

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Berk

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Whistle

‘Allo me Chinas. I just realized I may not always have something to say with each week’s post, so expect some — maybe a majority — of them to be […]

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Battlecruiser

‘Allo me Chinas, we’ve got some more classic Cockney this week: Battlecruiser. Battlecruiser is Cockney rhyming slang for pub. Like Jodrell, it relies on knowing a bit of British slang; […]

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Barney

Late post is better than no post. I thought I got myself into a right Barney last night, as my computer didn’t want to boot, but I finally got it […]

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Butcher’s

‘Allo me Chinas, this week we’ve got a classic in Cockney Rhyming Slang, butcher’s. It’s a straightforward rhyme with no double entendre. “Butcher’s” is used across London and beyond, and […]

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Berk

I saw Foxcatcher over the weekend, and I must say, what an intense movie. Though, after my initial thoughts on the film, I was left wondering, why the name “Foxcatcher”? […]

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Jodrell

I’m heading to StarTalk Live! tomorrow, and I’ve been excitedly anticipating the event since buying the tickets about a month ago. As kismet would have it, I’ve come across an […]

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China

This week’s Cockney word is China, as in the porcelain variety. Porcelain originated in China, and is so identified with the country that it is still called “China” in everyday […]

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Raspberry Tart

Cockney has so many colorful words and phrases, it was tough to choose the first one I’d post, but I decided on raspberry tart. I think it’s the perfect Cockney […]

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Resolutions

After migrating my freelance into a joint venture with friends, I’ve let my personal site, what used to be my online portfolio,¬†fall by the wayside. With the start of the […]