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Description - The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang by Geoff Tibballs

Would you Adam and Eve it? Over a hundred years after it was first heard on the streets of Ye Olde London Towne, Cockney rhyming slang is still going strong, and this book contains the most comprehensive and entertaining guide yet. Presented in an easy-to-read A to Z format, it explains the meaning of hundreds of terms, from old favourites such as apples and pears (stairs) and plates of meat (feet) to the more obscure band of hope (soap) and cuts and scratches (matches), as well as providing fascinating background info and curious Cockney facts throughout. Also included are a series of language tests so that readers can brush up on their newfound knowledge on their way to becoming a true Cockney Geezer. All in all, The Ultimate Cockney Geezer's Guide to Rhyming Slang is well worth your bread and honey to have a butcher's.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780091927486
ISBN-10: 009192748X
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 110mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Geoff Tibballs

Former sports journalist Geoff Tibballs has written nearly 100 books, including the The Batsman's Holding, the Bowler's Willey for Ebury.

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