Tag Archives: Cockney Rhyming Slang

10 Old British Slang Terms That Deserve A Revival

Just because it’s Friday and old words are amazing, here’s a list of delightful slang terms that are around 200 years old. Some of them describe acts people simply don’t perform any more, or suggest manners and ...

Let’s Have a Knees-Up for St George!

Today, as you may already know, is St George’s Day. And this is a special day for all red-blooded Englishmen, because St George was a Greek man from Palestine, who became a Roman soldier in the third century, hundreds of years ...

Fraser’s Phrases: A Rhyming Slang Special

As requested after our trip to the knacker’s yard, here’s a brief explanation of Cockney rhyming slang, which should serve to explain a few of the phrases kicking around the British end of the English language.