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  • trousers

    August 16, 2009

  • Cockney slang: apples (and pears) = stairs

    August 16, 2009

  • Cockney slang: oats (and barley) = charlie (cocaine).

    August 16, 2009

  • As Cockney slang: Ruby (Murray) = curry

    August 16, 2009

  • "Translated as, "Accommodating the goat and the cabbage," it means trying to please both sides in a situation where the two parties are in fact irreconcilable."


    August 16, 2009

  • As cockney slang: "Let's have a butchers at that magazine".

    butcher's (hook) = look

    August 16, 2009

  • As cockney slang: "Use your loaf and think next time".

    loaf (of bread) = head

    August 16, 2009

  • "Echoes of “Mamma! Butta la pasta!�? (Throw in the pasta!�?) can be heard all over Italy by Italian men on their way home from work."


    Bottalico, Michelle (2009, July 30). Mamma! Butta la pasta!. Retrieved August 15, 2009, from Michelle's Italian Journey Web site: http://michellebottalico.blogspot.com/2009/07/mamma-butta-la-pasta.html

    August 15, 2009

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