Here's the list of terms from the CockneyRhymingslang.co.uk's dictionary that are money-related:
- £10 - Cock and Hen; Cockle; Bill and Benner; Ayrton Senna
- £20 - Score; Bobby Moore; Apple Core
- £50 - Bullseye
- £100 - Ton; Century; Day's Work; Long Un
- £1000 - Bag of Sand
The historic native wit of this east end community (and its followers from around the world) often has an interesting logic to its phrases. Rather than simply a rhyming association, the slang reflects meaning in the expressions themselves.
Here's a guide to the most commonly-used Cockney rhyming slang, courtesy of The Guardian.
Tip! Use CockneyRhymingSlang.co.uk's handy Cockney translator to find out how to speak with Cockneys when you're in London town.