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21. Posted by MattXIII (Full Member 272 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Wish i really was a cockney, i just got my accent from my mother....who isn't a cockney either....
Dunno really, guess i'm just common

22. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting areinstein

I am highly confused!!! I have never heard of such an english...may that be why sometimes I cant understand a word some English people say? Isa, Joz...do people talk like this in the US?

Yes, Anne, they do - and Americans have their own versions of rhyming slang and replacement phrases. I've noticed it more with Southerners than Northerners, but it's there. You need the "eavesdrop" on more conversations!

23. Posted by lil j (Travel Guru 1303 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

I heard something on the radio last night that i couldn't help but chuckle at...some bloke was saying about spotting a great looking lady whilst out and then she opens her mouth and it's f*****g this and f*****g that!

He was saying it's not so much the cockney accent and accents of the like-just the common thing-i think you catch my drift, this just made me laugh!

24. Posted by areinstein (Travel Guru 2788 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting lil j

I heard something on the radio last night that i couldn't help but chuckle at...some bloke was saying about spotting a great looking lady whilst out and then she opens her mouth and it's f*****g this and f*****g that!

He was saying it's not so much the cockney accent and accents of the like-just the common thing-i think you catch my drift, this just made me laugh!

Americans are so uptight...here you cant say the F word on the air (any curse word for that matter) or the "radio police", the FCC, will fine you a couzillian dollars and make you apologize in public

25. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting areinstein

Quoting lil j

I heard something on the radio last night that i couldn't help but chuckle at...some bloke was saying about spotting a great looking lady whilst out and then she opens her mouth and it's f*****g this and f*****g that!

He was saying it's not so much the cockney accent and accents of the like-just the common thing-i think you catch my drift, this just made me laugh!

Americans are so uptight...here you cant say the F word on the air (any curse word for that matter) or the "radio police", the FCC, will fine you a couzillian dollars and make you apologize in public

You'll be able to swear your head off in Thailand very soon , A ....

26. Posted by areinstein (Travel Guru 2788 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Quoting Wocca

You'll be able to swear your head off in Thailand very soon , A ....

Well, I hear in some Asian countries, if you break some almost unknown local law, you get tossed in the can and execute it without a fair trail so I will be as quiet as a mouse . (ok, now I am just being ignorant).

27. Posted by bluewaav (Inactive 627 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Here's some more Cockney:

oil and rags - fags=cigarettes

28. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y Star this if you like it!

Dirty Daughter = Water

Hansel and Gretel = Kettle.
Example: "Stick the Hansel on, love, I'm gasping."

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