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Cockney Rhyming Slang Quiz: Can You Complete It?

How much do you know about the mysterious word play favoured by people in the East End of London? Take the quiz and find out!

If you’re born within the sound of the Bow Bells in East London, you’re a genuine Cockney. Certain Londoners love to use Cockney rhyming slang – to presumably make conversations often difficult to decipher – but its use has seeped into the English language in general.

So stop making a box of toys (noise) and take the Billy (quiz, which is some excellent rhyming slang we’ve just made up).

1/20 An apple and a pear

What does 'apples and pears' mean?

2/20 Person thinking

What does 'Adam and Eve' mean?

3/20 A pork pie

What does 'pork pies' mean?

4/20 A dinosaur visiting a fairground

What does 'Barnet Fair' mean?

5/20 A raspberry tart

What does 'raspberry tart' mean?

6/20 A whistle and flute

What does 'whistle and flute' mean?

7/20 Baked beans

What does 'baked bean' mean?

8/20 A ship on an ocean

What does 'boat race' mean?

9/20 Clean feet in a bath

What does 'bubble bath' mean?

10/20

What does 'dicky bird' mean?

11/20 A dustbin

What does 'dustbin lid' mean?

12/20 Godzilla looming over a person

What does 'Hank Marvin' mean?

13/20 Bread Jokes

What does 'loaf of bread' mean?

14/20 A plate of mince pies

What does 'mince pies' mean?

15/20 A plate of meat

What does 'plates of meat' mean?

16/20 A person thinking

What does 'Ruby Murray' mean?

17/20 A space shuttle going into space

What does 'sky rocket' mean?

18/20 A cup of tea

What does 'tea leaf' mean?

19/20 Honey

What does 'bread and honey' mean?

20/20 A superhero frog

What does 'frog and toad' mean?

A Geordie in London

Oh no! Are you a Geordie or something?

Good try

Good try! Why not have another go?

Great work

Great work! You did really well! Do you live in London?

Wow

Wow! A perfect score. Do you live on Cockney Street, London?

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