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Would you Adam and Eve it? An Introduction to Cockney Rhyming Slang

Apples and pears, dog and bone, china plate. You’ve probably heard of London’s famous Cockney rhyming slang, but unless you’re familiar with it, it’s bound to fly right over your loaf.  The Concept The concept is fairly simple: replace a word with another word or phrase that rhymes with it. But to complicate things, the(…)