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Posted By: ard mhacha
06-Jan-05 - 03:08 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: cockney rhyming slang songs
Manitas, Alligators were taters, [potatoes], Anna Mae Wongs was the Tongs, used for grappling the hot coke, and of course Stewart Granger = stranger.
Betty Grable =stable, Mae West=vest, George Raft =draft, Clarke Gable =table.
Council houses was trousers. Whistle and flute = suit.