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Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slang

by Sydney Thomas Kendall

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Published by Wolfe in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London.
    • Subjects:
    • Rhyming slang -- England -- London.,
    • English language -- Dialects -- England -- London.,
    • Popular culture -- England -- London.,
    • English language -- Slang.,
    • London (England) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sydney (Steak) T. Kendall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE3724.R5 K4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination64 p.
      Number of Pages64
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5158165M
      ISBN 100723401381
      LC Control Number74443585
      OCLC/WorldCa59938

      Cockney Rhyming Slang. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! Cockney Rhyming Slang is a form of slang word construction in the English language. The construction of rhyming slang involves replacing a common word with a phrase of two or more words, the last of which rhymes with the original word; then, in almost all cases, omitting, from the end of the phrase, the secondary rhyming word (which is thereafter. A collection of Cockney rhyming slang. Best for crosswords, codewords, sudoku & other puzzles, games and trivia.

        Cockney rhyming slang is a form of speech in which a word is replaced by a rhyming word, typically the last word of a two- or three-word phrase, with the effect that the meaning of the spoken or written words is not obvious to receivers who are not familiar with the code. An introduction to rhyming slang is found in Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slang, by Sydney Thomas Kendall. [8] Evolution. At any point in history, in any location, rhyming slang can be seen to incorporate words and phrases that are relevant at that particular time and place.

      Clunk click every trip (Road Safety Campaign advertising slogan) Corduory road (a road that is ridged and furrowed like the fabric) Follow the yellow brick road ; Frog and toad (Cockney rhyming slang for road) Gentleman of the road ; Get the show on the road ; Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John song) Hit The Road Jack (Ray Charles. Rhyming slang is a form of slang word construction in the English is especially prevalent in the UK, Ireland and Australia. It was first used in the early 19th century in the East End of London; hence its alternative name, Cockney rhyming slang. [1] In the United States, especially the criminal underworld of the West Coast between and , rhyming slang has sometimes been.


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Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slang by Sydney Thomas Kendall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slang, [Kendall, Sydney Thomas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slangAuthor: Sydney Thomas Kendall.

Get this from a library. Up the frog: the road to Cockney rhyming slang. [Sydney Thomas Kendall]. Rhyming slang is a form of slang word construction in the English is especially prevalent in the UK, Ireland and was first used in the early 19th century in the East End of London; hence its alternative name, Cockney rhyming slang.

In the United States, especially the criminal underworld of the West Coast between andrhyming slang has sometimes been. Up the Frog The Road to Cockney Rhyming Slang by Sydney (Steak) T.

Kendall and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at : Paperback. Ratings for Frog and Toad This slang has been rated: Classic times. In short, Cockney rhyming slang is a type of slang language used predominantly in the United Kingdom.

The slang originally came from the east end of London in the 19th century but has spread across the country and the terms are easily recognised by people as far north as the Scottish borders and beyond. The ultimate guide to Cockney rhyming slang From 'apples and pears' to 'weep and wail', an A to Z of Cockney rhyming slang and the meanings.

cockney_rhyming_slang idioms. Mainly Britain. Note that the original pronunciation of 'pass' would have been 'parse', to rhyme with 'arse'. Picked up this wood and got a terrible Alan in me finger. Alan Minter is a British boxer with a current record of (23 by KO)] Cockney Rhyming Slang: We're talking about chitty chitty on this web site.

Chocolate Fudge: Judge: chopsticks: Frog and Toad: Road: Don't ride your bike on the frog. See Road => Kermit: Front Door: Bore. Hot on the heels of our success with our Top Best British Slang Phrases, we thought we’d explore the beauty of Cockney Rhyming Slang next.

Rhyming slang is believed to have originated in the midth century in the East End of London, with sources suggesting some time in the s. It dates from around [ ]. Hi I'm Manny. I'm a London man with a van and a Londoner to the core. That means I know my Bottle and Glass from my Beggar Boy's Ass - and neither mean what you think they might.

Yes, cockney rhyming slang is a foreign language to most people, so I thought I'd let you in on the secret and help non-cockneys translate some of our favourite London sayings.

Similar to Cockney rhyming slang "berk" from "Berkeley Hunt". Also, Rex Hunt, after the famous Australian media personality and fisherman, and Karmichael Hunt, after the former NRL and AFL player.

See also "dropkick" below. billy lids - "kids". Also tin lids (also Cockney rhyming slang.) or, more rarely, saucepan lids. Tin Lids was used by.

Up until the late 20th Century, rhyming slang was also common in Australian slang, probably due to the formative influence of cockney on Australian English.

Other examples of Cockney Rhyming Slang, or phrases inspired by it, are: Frog = frog & toad = road George Raft = draught Ginger = ginger beer = queer Gregory = Gregory Peck = neck.

The origin of Cockney Rhyming Slang. Nobody is really sure about the origins of Cockney Rhyming Slang. What we do know is, the language started in the s in the East end of London, around ‘Bow Bells’ (St. Mary-le-Bow Church). We don’t, really, know much more.

How the language came about, that’s what makes it a mystery. Growing up in London of the 60s and 70s (yes, I’m that old, really), I had a rich exposure to the pig latin of teenagers and the cockney rhyming slang of adults.

Rhyming slang provided a gorgeously poetic and subversive way of conversing with like-minded souls and hiding meaning from any outsiders. Rhyming slang phrases are made by replacing a word with an expression that rhymes with it – for example ‘Look’ becomes ‘Butchers hook’.

Very often the rhyming word is also missed out too so ‘Have a look’ becomes ‘Have a butchers’. Meaning Slang Word Original Phrase telephone dog dog-and-bone. YOU MAY not know that there’s pretty much a whole other language that exists for those born and bred in London, but there is, and it’s called Cockney rhyming slang.

Widely used in the 19th century by working class men and women living in East London, Cockney is still prevalent today. Cockney Rhyming Slang is a slang most commonly used by British thieves and origin is uncertain, but is thought to come from 19th century London thieves and r, some people believe that it comes directly from East London thieves, who didn't wish to be overheard by the most sentences sounding like gibberish to the casual listener, the.

If you're from abroad or up North (that's anywhere beyond Watford) you might find yourself baffled by the city's diverse lexicon. Cockney rhyming slang, roadman slang, strange sounding areas and weird names for buildings - there's a lot to get your head around.

English [] Noun []. frog and toad (plural frog and toads) (Cockney rhyming slang) Road.I'm just going down the frog and toad to see my old china Dave.

(= I'm just going down the road to see my friend Dave.) Usage notes []. More commonly shortened into frog/frogs: I'm just going down the frog to see my old china Dave. frog-and-toad definition: Noun (plural frog and toads) 1.

(Cockney rhyming slang) Road.I'm just going down the frog and toad to see my old china Dave. (= I'm just going down the road to see my friend Dave.)Usage notes More commonly shortened into frog/frogs.In Cockney rhyming slang, a rhyming phrase is substituted for the the actual word, e.g., "frog and toad" is a road, "weeping willow" is a pillow.

Usually, the rhyming word is dropped, leaving only the beginning of the phrase. So you might hear, "up the frog" in place of "up the frog and toad (road)". Cockney rhyming slang first started to appear on the streets of the East End of London during the 19 th century and was primarily used as a secret language through which criminals could communicate with one another without being understood by the police.

However, despite its origins, it has remained popular with all people in that area of the.