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Thread #76091   Message #1352059
Posted By: The Shambles
09-Dec-04 - 11:52 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
I think it more likely that scriptwriters overhear many of these things in pubs etc. The 'Del Boys' and the 'Arfur Daileys' are not made-up from scratch. They are all based on real people - and there really are many such people in London who really do speak like this..........