London is a unique city, with much history and varied cultures and Cockneys form part of that culture, with their unique language and style of dress. Of course, they don’t all wear Cockney outfits all the time, but when they do, they look amazing. There are many famous Cockneys, including Lord Sugar, actor Michael Caine and singer Damon Albarn. Most people outside of London think we are all Cockneys, but actually, that’s not the case, it’s a very particular way of speaking.
Cockney Rhyming Slang
What is Cockney Rhyming Slang and where did it originate? It's an interesting topic, especially for those of us that live in London or visit London. Read on for more information.
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