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ISBN: 186105730X
Author: Ray Puxley
Language: English
Publisher: Anova Books (June 1, 2004)
Pages: 144
Category: Dictionaries & Thesauruses
Subcategory: Reference
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It dates from around 1840 among the predominantly Cockney population of the East End of London who are well-known for having a characteristic accent and speech patterns. It remains a matter of speculation whether rhyming slang was a linguistic accident, a game, or a cryptolect developed intentionally to confuse non-locals. If deliberate, it may also have been used to maintain a sense of community.

More Cockney Rabbit book. In the bestselling Cockney Rabbit, Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang. With A lot of water has flowed under London's bridges since the first utterances of rhyming slang. Who started it and why we'll never know, but whoever it was couldn't possibly have known the verbal monster he or she created would still be growing centuries later.

This is Ray Puxley's second such book. In the best-selling "Cockney Rabbit", Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang

This is Ray Puxley's second such book. In the best-selling "Cockney Rabbit", Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang. With his inimitable blend of humor and facts, he now serves up "Fresh Rabbit", a kotchel of contemporary rhyming slang straight from the streets. Gathering the funniest and most widely-used phrases of this new generation of expressions, Fresh Rabbit is unlike any dictionary you've ever read. There is no comparable dictionary of modern rhyming slang. Try it and bunny like a native! Related Books

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By the mid-twentieth century many rhyming slang expressions used the names of contemporary personalities, especially actors and performers: for . Cockney rabbit : a Dick'n'Arry of rhyming slang. London: Robson Books. pp. 4–5. ISBN 978-0-86051-827-3.

By the mid-twentieth century many rhyming slang expressions used the names of contemporary personalities, especially actors and performers: for example "Gregory Peck" meaning "neck" and also "cheque"; "ruby" (Ruby Murray) meaning "curry"; "Alans", meaning "knickers" from Alan Whicker; "Max Miller" meaning "pillow" when pronounced /ˈpilə/ and "Henry Halls" for "balls (testicles)".

Cockney slang's popularity was slowly declining over the years because the majority of the east-end locals have move-out of the area, and new immigrants have settled in.

It was originated from in the East-end of London and is still being used today by many of the young, and older East-end residents. These residents are known as Cockneys. Cockney slang's popularity was slowly declining over the years because the majority of the east-end locals have move-out of the area, and new immigrants have settled in. However, cockney rhyming slang is becoming very popular throughout the world and is widely used in many British television shows.

In the bestselling 'Cockney Rabbit', Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang

In the bestselling 'Cockney Rabbit', Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang. With his inimitable blend of humour and facts, he serves up 'More Cockney Rabbit', a kotchel of contemporary rhyming slang straight from the streets. Gathering the funniest and most widely used phrases of this new generation of expressions, and with Melvyn Bragg, Anthea Turner, Gianluca Vialli and even Holyfield's ear making an appearance, 'More Cockney Rabbit' is unlike any dictionary you've ever read

Cockney rhyming slang is a form of English slang which originated in the East End of London.

Cockney rhyming slang is a form of English slang which originated in the East End of London. Up until the late 20th Century, rhyming slang was also common in Australian slang, probably due to the formative influence of cockney on Australian English.

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A lot of water has flowed under London's bridges since the first utterances of rhyming slang. Who started it and why we'll never know, but whoever it was couldn't possibly have known the verbal monster he or she created would still be growing centuries later. In the bestselling Cockney Rabbit, Ray Puxley compiled the definitive Dick 'n' 'Arry of cockney rhyming slang. With his inimitable blend of humor and facts, he serves up more Cockney Slang, a kotchel of contemporary rhyming slang straight from the streets. Gathering the funniest and most widely used phrases of this new generation of expressions, and with Melvyn Bragg, Anthea Turner, Gianluca Vialli, and even Holyfield's ear making an appearance, More Cockney Rabbit is unlike any dictionary you've ever read.

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