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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."

    http://chocolateandzucchini.com/archives/2009/08/menager_la_chevre_et_le_chou.php

    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."

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    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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