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Learn English (Cockney)

Wotcha!Jag ska till London och vill gå till en "rub a dub" för pint av "pig's ear", eller pruta med "wheeler dealers" på marknaden? Lär dig Cockney med uTalk för att upptäcka den traditionella slangen för Londons East End.

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Fun facts about English (Cockney)

Perhaps two of the best known examples of Cockney rhyming slang are 'trouble and strife', which means 'wife', and 'apples and pears', which means 'stairs'.

Some ATMs in East London offer Cockney as a language- if you choose it, you'll have the option of taking out a Lady Godiva (£5- fiver), a speckled hen (£10) or a pony (£25).

To be a true Cockney, you have to have been born within the sound of Bow Bells (the bells of St Mary-le-Bow) in East London.

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