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Talk With A Cockney Accent Game

Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:30 pm

For those unacquainted with the word, it's basically old English talk.
Example: Wot's all this then? I say, old boy, looks as though you've got a bit of cad in you, chap!

So yeah. basically, the game is, you try and have a normal conversation, but make it as Ye Olde English as possible, kay?

I'll start.

I say, this whole change of Prime Ministership in Aurstralia, Kevin Rudd giving old Johnny the good heave ho, do you think that's all cricket?
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Postby black bart on Mon Nov 26, 2007 5:31 pm

You are a little confused here matey...Cockney is not posh it comes from the Streets of London, the common folk (like Madonna and Guy Richie), can incorporate Rhyming slang and it goes a bit like:

Awright Geezza Gor blimey, I went for a ruby last night and it was hot enough to burn the aris off a fireman...only cost me an Ayrton Senna though, luv a duck.
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Postby flux on Mon Nov 26, 2007 11:28 pm

Have a J.Arthur with a China.
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Wed Nov 28, 2007 12:23 pm

Oi say, Ol' blackie, you be right. I guess oi'l go and buy meself a big duck for the win'ner, eh guv?
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Pavarotti

Postby black bart on Wed Nov 28, 2007 8:38 pm

Blimey me old china...that'l cost ya a pavarotti.
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Postby MPTrooper on Wed Nov 28, 2007 11:22 pm

And this ladies and gents is why I don't go to England much. You bastards tell US to speak "Right proper Queens English" when all I'm reading here are made up words that make no sense.

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Postby ken worley on Thu Nov 29, 2007 12:37 am

pavarotti=tenor=tenner= ten pounds, right?

*brain crackles with intuitive synapse-ery*
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Postby Chimaera on Thu Nov 29, 2007 2:08 am

MPTrooper wrote:And this ladies and gents is why I don't go to England much. You bastards tell US to speak "Right proper Queens English" when all I'm reading here are made up words that make no sense.

Some rhyming slang has made it into common English speech, including cobblers (cobbler's awls) and berk (Berkley hunt).

You can get a rough idea of Cockney speech from Only Fools and Horses (though some of the slang they use was made up for the show).
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Thu Nov 29, 2007 5:41 pm

pavarotti=tenor=tenner= ten pounds, right?


Good one, guvner.

I tink that we must all be a cup'l ov berks and cads, eh wot?
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Postby black bart on Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:52 pm

MPTrooper wrote:And this ladies and gents is why I don't go to England much. You bastards tell US to speak "Right proper Queens English" when all I'm reading here are made up words that make no sense.

::grumbles and walks off::


You are absolutley right mate...cockneys are a bunch of tossers who want a good kick in the Davinas...you stay over there and study english a la Walter Matthau.

I'm off to feast me mince pies on picture of kylie minogue's wrigley.
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Fruit

Postby black bart on Thu Nov 29, 2007 6:56 pm

ken worley wrote:pavarotti=tenor=tenner= ten pounds, right?

*brain crackles with intuitive synapse-ery*


Spot on me old fruit
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Re: Fruit

Postby ken worley on Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:11 pm

black bart wrote:
ken worley wrote:pavarotti=tenor=tenner= ten pounds, right?

*brain crackles with intuitive synapse-ery*


Spot on me old fruit


What?!? You Callin me a poofter?!?

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Chum

Postby black bart on Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:18 pm

<Coughs up blood as surgeon removes cannon ball without anaesthetic...crew members gather round to hear Black Bart's last words (at least that's what they hope they are)...

"Tell Hingland that I, cough splutter, have done my duty, cough, cough...tell that blaggard Worley, cough...that Old Fruit is rhyming slang for...cough, fountain of bloody gore, cough...Fruit Gum...Chum!"
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Postby Detective TurtleHolmes on Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:48 pm

I say, I say I say, old boy. Was that really necessary? I mean, old bean, cannonballs hurt like the dickens. I should know. I took one down the ol' gullet not three tickins back.
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Postby Beardyoldblaggard on Sun Dec 02, 2007 5:02 pm

In connection with the Berkley Hunt reference above there is a more modern (1970s) but similar (except more offensive) useage of James Hunt (former F1 driver).

As in "that Black Bart is a right James"

Anyway I'm off for a pony now, toodlepip.
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