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Cockney Rhyming Slang

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(6 votes)
9 questions
English
Cockney rhyming slang originated in the East End of London
1

What does the phrase "jam jar" refer to?

Car

Far

Par

Star

50% got this right

Jumped into my jam jar and went off down the frog and toad (road).
2

Which phrase means money in Cockney rhyming slang?

Bread and honey

Hopping bunny

Toasted and runny

76% got this right

Shortened to bread, the person who supports their family is often referred to as the “breadwinner.”
3

What does the phrase "dog and bone" refer to?

Phone

Fog

Home

Stone

42% got this right

I'll give you a call on the dog and bone.
4

What does the phrase "septic tank" refer to?

Yank (American)

Hectic

Thank

42% got this right

Septic is a Londoner’s gently sarcastic way of describing an American.
5

Which phrase replaces "believe" in the question: Can you believe it?

Adam and Eve

Harry and Steve

Macaroni and cheese

Pet peeve

50% got this right

One of the oldest Cockney rhyming phrases.
6

What does the phrase "treacle tart" refer to?

Sweetheart

Fart

Mart

Start

57% got this right

Treacle is a form of endearment.
7

What do you need if you want a "Sherbet Dab"?

Taxi

Lab

Rehab

Stab

35% got this right

Dab rhymes with taxi cab.
8

What does the phrase "brown bread" refer to?

Dead

Fed

Head

Instead

47% got this right

"If that bloke swims in that ice-cold river he'll be brown bread for sure."
9

If someone tells you to "use your loaf," what body part are they referring to?

Head

Hands

Heart

Lungs

67% got this right

Loaf of bread is head in Cockney rhyming slang.