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Posted By: GUEST,Hootenanny
09-Dec-04 - 05:25 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Thanks Barrie, but that still doesn't explain how kettle becomes a watch. Pomegranate = immigrant ???? are you kidding ?

Steve, I have to lay claim to be a genuine Londoner too (East End and still there) not eighty years it's true but fifth generation at least and possibly more. I'm still intrigued by this one.


Cheers.