Catalogue Number: P88-B5S9
- Author: Shelley Klein
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
- Published: 23 May 2009
- ISBN: 9781843173748
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Have you ever been lost for words in the East End markets? Ever got your Gertie Gitanas (bananas) confused with your corns and bunions (onions) and it's all gone a bit Pete Tong (wrong)? Cockney Rhyming Slang is a quick, easy-to-use guide to some of the most frequently used, up-to-date as well as old-fashioned phrases. Including: 'apples and pears' - stairs; 'Barnet Fair' - hair; 'sausage and mash' - crash; 'bubble bath' - laugh; 'Britney Spears' - beers; 'has beens' - greens; and 'dig a grave' - shave. An entertaining collection that explains the ever-evolving dialect of London's East End, with Cockney Rhyming Slang you'll be conversing with the street traders of the East End with no Barney Rubble (trouble).